An excellent review of SOME RISE BY SIN appeared in this weekend editions of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/books/2017/06/18/Some-Rise-By-Sin-A-priest-s-struggle-with-a-Mexican-drug-gang-Philip-Caputo/stories/201706180027
Here is a link to a review of SOME RISE BY SIN that appears in the official magazine of the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA): https://vvabooks.wordpress.com/
SOME RISE BY SIN REVIEWED IN SEATTLE TIMES http://www.seattletimes.com/entertainment/books/philip-caputos-latest-heads-deeper-into-mexico-drug-wars/
SOME RISE BY SIN gets a plug at the 1:43 minute mark. http://www.newschannel5.com/talk-of-the-town/bookman-bookwomans-favorite-new-best-sellers.
Here is the link to a review of SOME RISE BY SIN that will appear in the print editions of the New York Time Book Review on Sunday, June 25 and is now available online: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/19/books/review/some-rise-by-sin-philip-caputo.html If the reviews from the Seattle Times, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Kirkus, Library Journal, Booklist, etc. gave the novel an […]
A mighty narrative in a brutal land of old gods and new devils where darkness pierces the heart in an unholy war for souls. Beyond the realities of vicious narco-hombres, crooked good guys, innocents torn asunder and acts of selfless grace, Caputo reaches for a high moral compass not seen since Graham Greene’s magnificent Mexico […]
As we near publication day (July 16) for THE LONGEST ROAD, it’s been interesting reading the early reaction to the book on Amazon and GoodReads as well various media reviews whose links I’m collecting on my site.
I invite visitors to this site to read this review of my 2009 novel, “Crossers”. http://brooklynbugle.com/2013/04/19/brooklyn-bugle-book-club-crossers-by-philip-caputo. It sums up the book quite well. “Crossers” attempts to present a complex portrait, a mosaic in words, if you will, of what life is like “on the line:” the frontier between the U.S. and Mexico, between two cultures. It’s […]