Author Archives: johndcasey
May 3, 2002 Two post-it notes left beside a dead blue jay Julia found on the sidewalk and put in a shoebox on my workshed porch: “Fred, a blue jay, found recently dead, was a good bird. He was a … Continue reading
Demon of the Waters: The story of the mutiny on the whaleship ‘Globe’ by Gregory Gibson (sent by Deborah Baker for a blurb) Blurb: The mutiny on the Globe is every bit as exciting as the mutiny on the Bounty, … Continue reading
The Loser by Thomas Bernhard My friend Savi’s pick for a funny novel. I thought it a strange tour de force—congruent with Schoenberg variations (as I remember being told about them). One of those novels that wraps around and around … Continue reading
John Casey Here I am, browsing at a bookstore in Wellesley, MA with a friend and naturally, I gravitate to the Sports Section. You can only imagine my thrill and delight when I discover that the John Casey of this … Continue reading
From Kevin Quinley from Fairfax, VA: True confessions: my Gmail address is firstname.lastname@example.org Compared to John Casey, author of ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT, though, I readily concede my poseur status. Now well into his 70’s, Casey is The Real Deal when … Continue reading
New York Times Sunday Book Review
Read Cross-Country Skiing online and link to pre-order.