Tom Larson

Tom Larson book review editor

Critic, memoirist, and essayist, Thomas Larson is the author of three books: The Sanctuary of Illness: A Memoir of Heart DiseaseThe Saddest Music Ever Written: The Story of Samuel Barber’s “Adagio for Strings,” and The Memoir and the Memoirist: Reading and Writing Personal Narrative. He is a twenty-year staff writer for the San Diego Reader, a regular contributor to The Truth Seeker, America's oldest freethought magazine, a feature writer for the San Diego Troubador, a music monthly, as well as the Book Reviews Editor for River Teeth online. From 2010 to 2017, Larson taught the MFA Program at Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio. His website is

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