Tag Archives: Jerome Charyn

Bitter Bronx: Charyn’s World

During the past four or five years, I have read several historical novels and a crime novel by Jerome Charyn. Bitter Bronx is my first foray into his short stories. This is how the publisher describes the short story collection: … Continue reading

Posted in June 2015 | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Charyn’s Lincoln: Conjuring Up A President

I recently read I Am Abraham, my fourth Jerome Charyn novel, to review it as part of the author’s current blog tour. When I first read Charyn several years ago I found that I needed to acquire a taste for … Continue reading

Posted in February 2014 | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Charyn Is Not An Average Thriller Writer

A couple days ago I finished reading my second Jerome Charyn novel. After reading The Secret Life of Emily Dickinson last year I expected this novel to be somewhat different than the average thriller and I wasn’t wrong.  Under the … Continue reading

Posted in November 2011 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Jump Into Johnny One-Eye

In February I discovered the work of Jerome Charyn, a prolific American writer who creates unique, captivating voices for his very diverse characters. I reviewed his novel, The Secret Life of Emily Dickinson, and I absolutely loved the book. So … Continue reading

Posted in June 2011, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

The Poet Rambling Round My Mind

I recently volunteered to post a review of The Secret Life of Emily Dickinson as part of the author’s blog tour. Sometimes when you agree to review a book, you have second thoughts once you start reading it if you can’t find anything positive to … Continue reading

Posted in February 2011, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments