10 Books to Make You Feel Thankful

Column by Gabino Iglesias
If you're like me, books are tied to many things in your life. As we sit down this holiday season, I offer you ten books that, for a variety of reasons, make me feel thankful.

Storyville: Life, Death, Dreams, and Failure

Column by Richard Thomas
November 21, 2017 (4) comments
What are you doing about your dreams? Go after them now. TODAY!

Adult Coloring Books: The Great Mystery

Column by Stephanie Bonjack
November 20, 2017 (1) comments
Adult coloring books rode into town on a white stallion in 2015 and have been flourishing ever since. Why??

The Birth of Jace Salome

Column by Trey R. Barker
November 20, 2017 (2) comments
Barker sets his protagonist down in a world peppered predominantly with men; men who bulge with maleness and refuse to stop spraying their eau de testosterone everywhere.

'Discovery' vs. 'The Orville': Who Treks Better?

Column by BH Shepherd
November 17, 2017 (1) comments
A comparative look at the two new shows trying to carry on the Star Trek legacy.

12 "Boring" Books That Are Way Better Than They Should Be

Column by Peter Derk
Since when is boring such a bad thing?

A Modest Pro-POE-sal: Jonathan Swift and Doonesbury in the Age of Poe's Law

Column by Bart Bishop
November 15, 2017 (1) comments
A look back at Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal" and the comic strip Doonesbury and how Poe's Law has made their satire irrelevant.

18 Football Books for Football Haters

Column by Peter Derk
Football's not my favorite. But it's spawned some good reads.

Why You Should Be More Like Andy Weir

Column by Justin Hunter
You've heard of 'The Martian,' right? Read the book, seen the movie? Well, the novel was written by Andy Weir, and you should be more like him.

What Do We Call “The Middle East”?

Author Adam Valen Levinson tells us, it depends how well you know roses.