Charlotte Innes, a writer in Los Angeles, reviews books for various
publications. She also recently won a first prize in the “Poetry in the Windows” contest in Los Angeles.
As the bombs cease falling on Baghdad, and the world argues over an
American presence in Iraq, the publication of Diana Abu-Jaber’s funny,
thoughtful second novel, Crescent, seems uncann
It’s easy to find fault with Blue Shoe, Anne Lamott’s sixth