Book Review: Big Brother by Lionel Shriver
4 Stars , Fiction , Latest Posts / June 12, 2013

Article orignially published as Book Review: Big Brother – by Lionel Shriver on Blogcritics.org About: Big Brother by Lionel Shriver is a fictional book from this acclaimed author. Ms. Shriver won the 2005 Orange Prize for her acclaimed novel We Need to Talk About Kevin. The pub­lisher is giv­ing away one copy of this book –to enter fill out the Raf­fle­copt­ter form at the end of the post. 384 pages Publisher: Harper Language: English ISBN-10: 0061458570 My rating for Big Brother – 4 Buy this book in paper or elec­tronic format* Thoughts: Big Brother by Lionel Shriver (Facebook) is a book which stylistically reminded of So Much for That which I thought was fantastic. Ms. Shriver wrote an interesting book, with a twist at the end which I did not see coming. I was a bit disappointed with the book because I thought it might have more social commentary. After all, So Much for That was scathing in its criticism of the health care system. I was expecting more of the same about the weight loss industry, its shysters, the discrimination and reasons for obesity – I got some of that but not much. Yes, I concede that I should read a book without any…

Book Review: The New Republic by Lionel Shriver
2 Stars , Fiction , Latest Posts / April 3, 2013

An organization called SOB from a fictional part of Portugal called Barba is trying to gain independence and stop the Muslim immigration by terrorizing parts of the world. However, the attacks seemed to stop and journalists assigned to Barba have nothing to do beside discussing a fellow journalist named Barrington Saddler.

Book Review: so much for that by Lionel Shriver
5 Stars , Fiction / March 17, 2011

Shep Knacker has worked hard all his life and pinched every penny to retire in an idyllic third world country where his money could last him forever.  Glynis, Shep’s wife, always found some excuse whey “now” is not the right time to go.  Shep had had enough and he announces that he is leaving with or without Glynis.

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