This page provides a list of books, poems, essays, and short stories that have been reviewed on this site, grouped by author’s name. Authors are alphabetized by last name, and then include a list of the author’s reviewed works with links to the respective posts. Read on…


Abbey, Edward

Abrams, Dennis

Adams, Douglas

  • Hitchhiker’s Guide to the GalaxyView Post


Aguirre-Sacasa, Roberto

  • Afterlife with Archie: Issue 1View Post
  • Afterlife with Archie: Issue 2View Post
  • Afterlife with Archie: Issue 3View Post
  • Afterlife with Archie: Issue 4View Post
  • Afterlife with Archie: Issue 5View Post
  • Afterlife with Archie: Issue 6View Post
  • Afterlife with Archie: Issue 7View Post
  • Afterlife with Archie: Issue 8View Post
  • Afterlife with Archie: Issue 9View Post
  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Issue 1View Post
  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Issue 2View Post
  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Issue 3 View Post
  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Issue 4View Post
  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Issue 5View Post
  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Issue 6View Post
  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Issue 7View Post
  • Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Issue 8 View Post

Alderman, Naomi

Alexander, Bill

Aman, Nissim

  • Catching the Lizard by the TailView Post

Anderson, Ian

Angelou, Maya

Aslan, Reza

Auden, W. H.

  • Lady, Weeping at the CrossroadsView Post


Baldwin, James

Ballard, Byron

Barnhill, Kelly

Barris, Chuck

Baudelaire, Charles

Bellamy, Francis

Blake, William

Blavatsky, H. P.

Bloom, Harold

Boccaccio, Giovanni

Bradbury, Ray

Brautigan, Richard

Bronte, Emily

Brown, Dan

Brown, Karen McCarthy

  • Mama Lola: A Vodou Priestess in BrooklynView Post

Browning, Elizabeth Barrett

  • Sonnet 43 – How do I love thee? Let me count the waysView Post

Budge, E.A. Wallis

Burau, Caroline

  • Answering 911: Life in the Hot SeatView Post

Bush, George W.

Byron, Lord (George Gordon)


Carroll, Peter J.

Castaneda, Carlos

Cervantes, Miguel de

  • Don Quixote:
    • Part 1: On the Addictive Power of Books — View Post
    • Part 2: At the Crossroads — View Post
    • Part 3: Saintly Sancho Panza, a Christ Symbol — View Post
    • Part 4: The Portrayal of Women — View Post
    • Part 5: A Sonnet on Sancho Panza — View Post
    • Part 6: The Symbolism of the Cave — View Post
    • Part 7: The Stream of the Subconscious — View Post
    • Part 8: Anti-Government Sentiment — View Post
    • Part 9: Final Thoughts — View Post

Chamberlain, Adam & Dixon, Brian (eds)

Chbosky, Stephen

Chödrön, Pema

Christie, Agatha

Ciesco, Dielle

Clarke, Susanna

Cline, Ernest

Coelho, Paulo

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

Collins, Suzanne

Courtenay, Bryce

Craughwell, Thomas J. (ed.)

Cross, George

Crowley, Aleister


Dass, Ram

de Nerval, Gerard

Deren, Maya

Diamond, Jared

Dickens, Charles

Dickinson, Emily

  • Poem #7: The feet of people walking homeView Post
  • Poem #11: I never told the buried goldView Post
  • Poem #712: Because I could not stop for DeathView Post
  • There is Another SkyView Post

Dickey, James

Doescher, Ian

  • William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: Verily, A New HopeView Post


Echols, Damien

  • Angels & Archangels: A Magician’s GuideView Post

Eco, Umberto

Ehrmann, Max

Eliot, T. S.

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Evans-Pritchard, E. E.

  • Witchcraft, Oracles, and Magic Among the AzandeView Post

Evans-Wendt (translation)


Fadiman, Anne

  • The Spirit Catches You and You Fall DownView Post

Fieberg, Johannes

Fisch, Mark (editor)

Flynn, Gillian

Forcellino, Antonio

  • Michelangelo: A Tormented LifeView Post

Fortune, Dion

Frost, Robert

Furst, Alan


Gaiman, Neil

Gibson, William

Ginsberg, Allen

Giovanni, Nikki

Gloeckner, Phoebe

Gorman, Amanda

Grell, Mike

  • Green Arrow: The Longbow HuntersView Post

Grossman, Lev

Grossman, Pam

  • Library of Esoterica: WitchcraftView Post


Haggard, H. Rider

Hall, Manly P.

  • The Secret Teachings of All Ages:
    • Part 1: Symbolism and the Mysteries — View Post
    • Part 2: The Enemies of Wisdom and Truth — View Post
    • Part 3: The Purpose of Alchemy — View Post
    • Part 4: The Pythagorean Ideal of Friendship — View Post
    • Part 5: Lotus Symbolism — View Post
    • Part 6: Elemental Beings — View Post
    • Part 7: Inaccuracies in Ancient Texts — View Post
    • Part 8: The Worst Disease — View Post
    • Part 9: The Universe in a Grain of Sand — View Post

Hamilton, Gabrielle

Hanh, Thich Nhat

  • Fear: Essential Wisdom for Getting Through the StormView Post

Hanson, Rick

Harkness, Deborah

Hawking, Stephen

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Hemingway, Ernest

Henry, O.

Hoffman, Abbie


Hossieni, Khaled

Hugo, Victor

Hundley, Jessica

Hunt, James Henry Leigh

Huxley, Aldous


Irving, Washington

Ishiguro, Kazuo

Ito, Junji


Jefferson, Thomas

Jones, Marie & Flaxman, Larry

Joyce, James


Kabat-Zinn, Jon

  • Meditation is not What You ThinkView Post

Kantner, Paul

  • Have You Seen the Stars ToniteView Post

Keats, John

Kerouac, Jack

Kiernan, Denise

Kimmerer, Robin Wall

Kirkman and Azaceta

Kornfield, Jack

Krakauer, Jon

Krimstein, Ken


Lake, Greg

  • I Believe in Father ChristmasView Post

Larson, Hope

  • Madeleine L’Engle’s “A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel”View Post

Lao Tzu

Le Guin, Ursula K.

Lee, Harper

Levi, Eliphas

Lewis, John and Aydin, Andrew

Lovecraft, H. P.


MacFarquhar, Larissa

Mackesy, Charlie

  • The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the HorseView Post

Marlantes, Karl

Marlowe, Christopher

Martin, George R.R.

McKenna, Terence

McLain, Paula

Millman, Dan

Mitchell, David

Mitchell, Stephen (translator)


Moore, Alan

Moore, Barbara

Morgenstern, Erin

Morrison, Jim



O’Malley, Bryan Lee

  • Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little LifeView Post

Obreht, Tea

Orange, Tommy

Orwell, George


Paine, Thomas


Perez-Reverte, Arturo



  • The Six EnneadsView Post
    • First Ennead, Tractate I: The Animate and the Man — View Post
    • First Ennead, Tractate II: On Virtue — View Post
    • First Ennead, Tractate III: On Dialectic [The Upward Way] — View Post

Poe, Edgar Allan

Powers, Richard

Prabhavananda, Swami and Manchester, Frederick (translation)

Pratchett, Terry

Proulx, E. Annie


Rice, Anne

Rich, C.

Richards, Andrea

  • The Library of Esoterica: AstrologyView Post

Riggs, Ransom

Rilke, Rainer Maria

Rimbaud, Arthur

Robinson, Mary

Rowling, J.K.

Ruiz, Don Miguel


Rushdie, Salman


Saint Francis

Sassoon, Siegfried

Saunders, George

Schoffstall, John

Setterfield, Diane

Seuss, Dr.

Shakespeare, William

Shatner, William

Shelley, Mary

Shelley, Percy Bysshe

Smith, Dave

Smith, Patti

Snellgrove, Wayne William

Snyder, Scott

Southey, Robert

Spiegelman, Art

Sterne, Laurence

Stevens, Wallace

Stevenson, Robert Louis

Stoker, Bram

Sturluson, Snorre

Sudo, Philip Toshio

Suzuki, Shunryu


Tartt, Donna

Taylor, Jill Bolte

Thayer, Ernest

Thomas, Dylan

  • A Child’s Christmas in WalesView Post

Thomason, Dustin

Thoreau, Henry David

Three Initiates

Tillman, Terry

Tippett, Krista

Transnomer, Tomas

Twain, Mark

  • Adventures of Huckleberry FinnView Post


Various Writers

  • Rolling Stone: Issue 1338 – April 2020View Post
  • Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan (script)View Post
  • US Constitution: Article II, Section 2, Clause 2View Post
  • US Constitution: Second AmendmentView Post

Vlahos, Len

Vonnegut, Kurt


Walker, Alice

Wallace, David Foster

Watts, Alan

Wecker, Helene

Wells, H. G.

Whitehead, Colson

Whitman, Walt

Wilde, Oscar

Wiloughby, Harold R.

Wolfe, Thomas

Wordsworth, William

  • It is a beauteous evening, calm and freeView Post
  • Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern AbbeyView Post
  • Lines Left Upon a Seat in a Yew-treeView Post
  • Lines Written in Early SpringView Post
  • My Heart Leaps Up When I BeholdView Post
  • Reverie of Poor SusanView Post
  • Scorn Not the Sonnet; Critic, You Have FrownedView Post
  • She Dwelt Among the Untrodden WaysView Post
  • World is Too Much With UsView Post


Yan, Mo

Yeats, William Butler

Yogananda, Paramahansa


Zusak, Markus