Nico Vreeland

Nico Vreeland is a freelance writer and book reviewer. He lives in Boston.

The Observer Review: Bret Anthony Johnston’s Remember Me Like This

Remember Me Like This is a stereotypical young literary author's debut novel. It comes heavily hyped and praised, features beautiful prose and almost no plot, flirts with the trappings of a genre novel but dares not dirty its hands with the actual workings of one, and generally disappoints. Read More


A Dangling Metaphor

The Kentucky Club, a storied, once-elegant bar whose historic guests include Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe, sits on Avenida Juarez, four blocks from the U.S. border in Mexico’s most infamous city. The bar appears in every one of the short … Read More