I AM LISTENING to an audio version of Diana Gabaldon’s 1991 novel, Outlander,  massive first novel of a series. It has been described as “genre-bending,” conflating elements of historical fiction, romance, fantasy and science-fiction. Gabaldon notes on her website that if you can read any three pages and then put it down she will give you a …

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All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel by Anthony Doerr My Goodreads rating: 5 of 5 stars Best book I have experienced in a long time. I say “experienced” rather than “read” because it was in an audio book format, read by the enormously gifted Zach Appelman. The author, Anthony Doerr, is an extraordinary …

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