The Fourth River

Ryan Rydzewski

407593_2939368930614_535018166_n

A Second Look: “Critter Control” by Lori Jakiela

By on November 19, 2014

We’ll Just See About That  -by Ryan Rydzewski, The Fourth River Staff “And now the sun was shining, the birds were singing, and my mother had a shovel,” writes Lori Jakiela at the beginning of her essay, “Critter Control,” from The Fourth

Bryson

Book Review: One Summer: America, 1927, by Bill Bryson

By on March 31, 2014

Doubleday 528 pgs/ $16.86 hardcover Review by Ryan Rydzewski “A most extraordinary summer was about to begin.” -Bill Bryson Hundreds of thousands of people gather to watch a New York skyscraper burn. Thousands more crowd Charles Ponzi’s Boston office, desperate