Julie Crittenden Book Review - Golden Age By Leslie Thatcher • Apr 15, 2016 Author Jane Smiley populates American with four generations of the Langdons in her tree-volume trilogy of novels, "The Last Hundred Years." Julie Crittenden has this month's KPCW Book Review. September Book Review - A Spool of Blue Thread By Leslie Thatcher • Sep 8, 2015 Ann Tyler's 20th novel, A Spool of Blue Threat, unravels themes of home and family through the intimate history of four generations of Whitshanks, Baltimore residents since 1920. Julie Crittenden has this month's KPCW book review. May Book Review - The Son by Phillip Meyers By Julie Crittenden • May 14, 2014 The Son by Phillip Meyers is the story of the McCulloughs - a 100 year history of the American West, told by four generations in one family. Julie Crittenden has this month's KPCW Book Review.