Charles McNair

Charles McNair is the books editor at Paste Magazine. He is also the author of the novel Land O'Goshen, a 1994 Pultizer Prize nominee for fiction. Every week he stops by to give his insights and review to some of the most historically significant books.

Charles McNair's book reviews air every Monday in the 8 o'clock hour.

Most Recent Review

J.R.R. Tolkien – The Hobbit

J.R.R. Tolkien - The Hobbit

All Reviews Are Sorted by Author First Name


Albert Camus - The Stranger


Carson McCullers - The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
Charles Portis - Norwood
Chinuah Achebe - Things Fall Apart
Clyde Edgerton - Rainey
Cormac McCarthy - Blood Meridian


Ernest Hemingway - The Old Man and the Sea
Eudora Welty - A Curtain of Green
Evelyn Waugh - The Loved One


Flannery O'Connor - A Good Man is Hard to Find
Forrest Carter - The Education of Little Tree
Fred Gipson - Old Yeller


George Orwell - Animal Farm


H.G. Wells - The Time Machine
Ha Jin - A Free Life
Harper Lee - To Kill a Mockingbird
Heather McElhatton - Pretty Little Mistakes
Herman Melville - Moby Dick


Ian Flemming - Dr. No


J.P. Dunleavy - The Gingerman
J.R.R. Tolkien - The Hobbit
Jack Pendarvis - Your Body is Changing
Jaime Allen - The Duck Herring Company Pocket Field
John Kennedy O'Toole - A Confederacy of Dunces


Lemony Snicket - The Bad Beginning
Louis L'Amour - High Lonesome


Margaret Wise Brown - Goodnight Moon
Mark Childress - One Mississippi
Markus Zusak - The Book Thief
Michael Shaara - The Killer Angels


Nathaniel West - The Day of the Locust
Neil Gaiman - Sandman
Nikolai Gogol - Taras Bul'ba


Paul Hemphill - Long Gone


Richard Bausch - Peace
Richard Brautigan - Trout Fishing in America
Robert B Parker - Robert B. Parker
Robert Louis Stevenson - Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde