On the Page | Nick Taylor | Palo Alto Online |

Local Blogs

On the Page
On the Page

By Nick Taylor

E-mail Nick Taylor | Follow this Blog

About this blog: This blog is a place for conversation about books. I post reviews of what I'm reading--lots of contemporary fiction, but also classics and the occasional work of narrative nonfiction. I am always looking for new books to read, so ...  (More)

Sort by: Most Recent | Most Popular

The Empty House by Nathan Oates
Dec 11, 2013 11:12 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 4,026

Oates, Nathan. The Empty House. (Willow Springs Editions, 2013).



You'd never know it by glancing at bookstore shelves, but there are more short... More
Champion of Choice by Cathleen Miller
Jan 1, 2014 10:54 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 3,978

Miller, Cathleen. Champion of Choice. (University of Nebraska Press, 2013).

I've been busy reading a fascinating new biography, ... More
Call it a novel: Dirty Love by Andre Dubus III
Jul 22, 2014 11:43 am
Comments: 1 | Views: 3,901

Lucky is the fiction writer whose stories take 300 pages to tell. For the last twenty years at least, the fiction market has been mainly a market for novels. Agents... More
2013 Holiday Book Gift Guide (Part 1)
Dec 4, 2013 3:33 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 3,896

The year-end lists are upon us. Over the weekend, the New York Times published its Best 100 Books of 2013, followed this afternoon by its Best 10. Squawk all you... More
The Heyday of Malcolm Margolin
Jan 30, 2015 2:25 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 3,673

If you've ever browsed the gift shop of a California state park, historical site, or museum, you've seen Malcolm Margolin's work. Books published by ... More
<< < 1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 3 of 8

ARCHIVES

And one more makes three
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 16,366 views

Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 20 comments | 7,940 views

Secretary of Plate
By Laura Stec | 3 comments | 4,112 views

New York College Tours
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,551 views

Sing and celebrate
By Sally Torbey | 3 comments | 379 views

 

Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund

For the last 23 years, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has given away more than $4 million to local nonprofits serving children and families. When you make a donation, every dollar is automatically doubled, and 100% of the funds go directly to local programs. It’s a great way to ensure your charitable donations are working at home.

DONATE HERE