The Son fits the definitions of both epic for its scale and great American novel for its story. It is the story of the McCullough family, from around 1836 to 2012 told primarily from the perspectives of three family members. Eli McCullough, also referred to as "The Colonel", is the son of an I... (more)
Blankets was released in 2003. It was very well reviewed and received a lot of acclaim and awards, including an Eisner, in 2004, for best Graphic Album. It soon became one of those books that one felt obligated to read if one were to be considered a serious reader of comic books. Although I’d hea... (more) I wonder if William Shatner holds the record for the number of autobiographies. I’ve read and enjoyed them all. This latest is a tongue in cheek and yet earnest look at the Shatnerverse. The book is structured as a list of rules to live by to live life to the fullest, as Mr. Shatner has.