Review of “The Zone of Interest,” by Martin Amis

Amazon/Barnes & Nobles/ Books-A-Million/Goodreads Yes, a novel centered in the cruel, almost starkly surreal nightmare of the Nazi concentration camps is about the most unsavory setting for any book. And, you’ll feel like some of the characters in this story, who Martin Amis has a remarkable ability to show their apathy, denial, yet their serious…

The Vampire Lestat Discussion Post #1 & Lestat Book Coven Anne Rice interview

  On this first order of business, yesterday I had the wonderful, very much unforgettable opportunity to interview Anne Rice (and, I do not need to elaborate on her writing credentials; you know who she is). Thanks to both Anne Rice and her wonderful assistant Becket for making this interview a very enjoyable, stress-free experience. For me,…

Lestat Book Coven Newsletter #10

Are you new here, and this is your first time crossing over the threshold into a place that celebrates literature with a metaphysical dimension? Links of Interest for Fledgling Members: –Lestat Book Coven Meeting Room (this virtual space needs to be cleaned up a bit)- –Lestat Book Coven Facebook Group Page– Hi Coven Members- If you weren’t previously…

Lestat Book Coven Discussion #3

GIF Image of the Week! If you are following this ongoing series of discussions, I apologize for the belated nature of this post. In the newsletter, I mentioned that I would post this at 7pm Eastern on Sunday. Yet again, other sudden writing interests distracted me that entire day. But, I feel sober of mind,…