Joan Baum

Book Review: Kill My Mother by Jules Feiffer

Aug 15, 2014

It's never too late to try something new. Not, at least, for an octogenarian cartoonist/writer who has tried his sketcher's hand at a graphic novel. Book critic Joan Baum has this review of Jules Feiffer's Kill My Mother.

Baby Girl Doe

Jul 21, 2014

The author of a new murder mystery, set in Montauk on the east end of Long Island, says woman are "cooler" than men in lead roles.  Arts Critic Joan Baum sees how that plays out in Baby Girl Doe.

Greenwich, Connecticut Author M.J. Rose has written a new story which, according to arts critic Joan Baum, is well-deserving of its subtitle, A Novel of Suspense.

In Paradise

May 30, 2014

Connecticut and Long Island have been home to some world renowned figures. Arts critic Joan Baum has this review of a book by one of them...a man who was co-founder of The Paris Review, a political activist, Zen teacher and National Book Award winner for both fiction and non-fiction.

Everything to Lose

May 19, 2014

Arts critic Joan Baum has a review of a thriller that brings together a lot of events and places in the New York-Connecticut region.

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