'1Q84' by Haruki Murakami

'1Q84' by Haruki Murakami

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
November 11, 2011 (8) comments
Murakami's latest is an epic genre mash-up that takes its time and does a whole lot of things right.
'Ready Player One' by Ernest Cline

'Ready Player One' by Ernest Cline

Review by John Jarzemsky
November 9, 2011 (2) comments
A review of the earnest, but ultimately unsatisfying geek sci-fi romp "Ready Player One."
'Pauline Kael: A Life In The Dark'

'Pauline Kael: A Life In The Dark' by Brian Kellow

Review by Devin Faraci
November 7, 2011 (3) comments
Pauline Kael reshaped the relationship the audience had with the movies, and created a new relationship between the critic and the masses. This is a review of her new biography, 'A Life In The Dark.'
Hell & Gone

"Hell & Gone" by Duane Swierczynski

Review by Keith Rawson
November 3, 2011 (2) comments
An inescapable underground prison, cabalistic secret organizations, psychological torture - It's all a standard day at the office in Duane Swierczynski's latest offering.
'One Click: Jeff Bezos and the Rise of Amazon.com' by Richard L Brandt

'One Click: Jeff Bezos and the Rise of Amazon.com' by Richard L Brandt

Review by Paul Graham Raven
November 2, 2011 (1) comments
This biography of Jeff Bezos and Amazon.com may not be packed with literary merit, but it clearly shows how Amazon took the throne in internet retail: we, its customers, put it there.
The 90s: The Inside Stories from the Decade That Rocked

'The 90s: The Inside Stories from the Decade That Rocked' by Rolling Stone Magazine

Review by Joe Daly
October 25, 2011 (8) comments
Enter literary time capsule, The 90s: The Inside Stories from the Decade That Rocked, a dense, slickly packaged “Best of” collection of original articles published by Rolling Stone magazine in the 90s
'Double Dexter' by Jeff Lindsay

'Double Dexter' by Jeff Lindsay

Review by Brandon Tietz
October 20, 2011 (9) comments
In the sixth installment of Jeff Lindsay’s Dexter series, Dexter Morgan continues dispensing his personal brand of justice, but everything changes when he’s caught in the act by a mysterious witness.
"Djibouti" by Elmore Leonard

"Djibouti" by Elmore Leonard

Review by Keith Rawson
October 18, 2011 (3) comments
Pirates, documentary filmmakers, and a race around the African coastline make up the latest from the king of all crime fiction, Elmore Leonard. Avast!
The Marriage Plot

'The Marriage Plot' by Jeffrey Eugenides

Review by Phil Jourdan
October 13, 2011 (2) comments
A work of supreme kindness and compassion about depression and growing up.
"Damascus" by Joshua Mohr

'Damascus' by Joshua Mohr

Review by Joshua Chaplinsky
October 11, 2011 (3) comments
A cancer patient, a prostitute, and Santa Claus walk into a bar...