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Author Archives: Jeanne Farewell

Jeanne Farewell is the author of the short story collection Nantucket Snow, and two novels, Old Rye and In the Lighthouse. Her stories, essays, and book reviews have been published in a variety of literary magazines and on the web. She is also a pianist who has performed in the US, Europe, UK, and China.

Book Review: Skios – by Michael Frayn

SKIOS cover

Recommended for readers who favor a farce, complete with conventions from ancient Greek drama. Read More »

Book Review: Chick Lit and Postfeminism by Stephanie Harzewski

Chick Lit - just fun and fluff? Harzewski makes a case for taking it seriously. Read More »

Hard Times: Dickens the Dishonorable?

Many nineteenth-century novels were meant to instruct. Then why does Dickens fail to punish the criminal in Hard Times? Read More »

The Funny Fiddler

Violinist Tim Fain elicits a questionable reaction from the audience. Read More »

Book Review: Aftermath: On Marriage and Separation by Rachel Cusk

Rachel Cusk's latest book describes the dissolving of her marriage - and herself Read More »