Bookshots: 'Last Winter We Parted' by Fuminori Nakamura

Bookshots: 'Last Winter We Parted' by Fuminori Nakamura

October 21, 2014 (1) comments
When a young writer is assigned to interview a death row inmate, his discoveries could lead to the unravelling of both a macabre mystery and, if he's not careful--his own tenuous grip on sanity.
Bookshots: 'Fat Man and Little Boy' by Mike Meginnis

Bookshots: 'Fat Man and Little Boy' by Mike Meginnis

Review by Cath Murphy
October 20, 2014 (2) comments
Concerning litters of piglets, unexplained pregnancies, identical twin movie stars, conjoined infants, Kamikaze pilots, and two bombs turned human.
Bookshots: 'Sex World' by Ron Koertge

Bookshots: 'Sex World' by Ron Koertge

Review by Brian McGackin
October 15, 2014 (4) comments
FLASH! A-AH! Savior of the universe! FLASH! A-AH! Fiction for every one of us!
Bookshots: 'Consumed' by David Cronenberg

Bookshots: 'Consumed' by David Cronenberg

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
October 14, 2014 (4) comments
The long awaited literary debut from our favorite body horror auteur.
Bookshots: 'Thrown' by Kerry Howley

Bookshots: 'Thrown' by Kerry Howley

Review by Leah Dearborn
October 14, 2014 (1) comments
Thrown should be required reading for all literary nonfiction fans.
The Cutting Room

Bookshots: 'The Cutting Room' edited by Ellen Datlow

Review by Christopher Shultz
Just in time for Halloween, a collection of short, scary tales involving films and filmmaking.
Someimes the Wolf

Bookshots: 'Sometimes the Wolf' by Urban Waite

Review by Cath Murphy
October 8, 2014 (3) comments
Comparisons to Cormac McCarthy are justified. Now there's a sentence I never thought I'd type.
Some Luck

Bookshots: 'Some Luck' by Jane Smiley

Review by Cath Murphy
October 7, 2014 (1) comments
Can Jane 'Pulitzer Prize' Smiley pull off another blinder? The jury is still out.
Hello Devilfish

Bookshots: 'Hello Devilfish!' by Ron Dakron

Review by Ryan Peverly
Ron Dakron's "Hello Devilfish!" is part comic absurdity, part serious social commentary, and all entertainment all the time.
The Boy Who Drew Monsters

Bookshots: "The Boy Who Drew Monsters"

Review by Ed Sikov
October 6, 2014 (1) comments
Similar to seeing dead people, the boy in 'The Boy Who Drew Monsters' draws dead people. Shipwreck dead people, to be exact.