"Charles Baxter is a Genius of the Quotidian" (NPR.org)

It’s an NPR.org rave for Charles Baxter’s Gryphon. Baxter “has created a fictional universe both familiar and fabulous . . . . His stories are closely observed and, in this generous selection, almost universally intriguing. Gryphon has my vote for the book I’d most want to have along for a snowbound weekend this winter.”