Beautifully written tale of slavery in Pre-Civil War Virginia.

From the podcast of the same name, Night Vale is a curiously inventive tale.

Absorbing saga of four generations of a Baltimore family – told in reverse order.


Novel written and rejected before Harper Lee wrote To Kill a Mockingbird

Two sisters, banished by their father, struggle to survive in Vichey, France. Join us for Jim McKeown's review  of The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah.



Jim McKeown

Newspaper journalist, Carl Hiaasen, turned novelist, writes another thrilling mystery.

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The novel which started my Booker Prize Winners collection.

I return to a sensitive and heartbreaking novel I read and loved in seventh grade.

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Extraordinarily intense thriller of a man with a temper, a talent for painting, and a penchant for getting himself in deep messes.

Likely Stories: All the Light We Cannot See

Aug 27, 2015
Jim McKeown

Exciting story of two children swept into the maelstrom of World War II