Review by Leah Dearborn October 21, 2013
Mysterious Tibetan monsters, Sherpas, Nazis, Royal Geographic Society snobs; this book has all the trappings of a classic exploration story.
Review by Joshua Chaplinsky October 18, 2013
A review of the gender-bending dystopia set in a world without women.
Review by Brian McGackin October 17, 2013
Remember when you used to read poetry? Well you're about to start again.
Review by Cath Murphy October 15, 2013
Malcolm Gladwell gives hope to seven stone weaklings the world over with his new book 'David and Goliath'
Review by Christopher Shultz October 15, 2013
The latest effort from the New York Times bestselling author is a solid, if not slightly flawed, thriller set in The Big Easy.
Review by Chris Rosales October 14, 2013
James Franco's debut novel is a collection of short-stories and sketches centered on the often sad lives of actors.
Review by Keith Rawson October 11, 2013
Puff, puff, give, mutherf*ckers! Cozy up with a bowl of Cheetos and and a copy of Akashic Books', 'The Marijuana Chronicles.'
Review by Joshua Chaplinsky October 9, 2013
An impressive, punk rock, meta-fiction debut.
Review by Teeney Hood October 8, 2013
In the second novel in the Spero Lucas series by Pelecanos, the D.C. based private investigator tackles a murder and a missing painting.
Review by Richard Thomas October 8, 2013
In the long-awaited sequel to 'The Shining,' Stephen King gives us the story of Danny Torrance all grown up, wielding his abilities to defeat the True Knot.
Review by Chris Rosales October 7, 2013
A review of 'How to Read a Novelist', a collection of interviews conducted by editor at Granta John Freeman.
Review by BH Shepherd October 3, 2013
A brief review of Kathleen Kent's latest novel, "The Outcasts."
Review by Joshua Chaplinsky October 1, 2013
The Scandanavian horror master's short story collection, 'Paper Walls,' finally receives an English language release, with the addition of a new title story.
Review by Christopher Shultz September 30, 2013
A collection of twelve imaginative stories from an emerging voice, "Lungs" explores weighty issues with lush prose.
Review by Naturi Thomas-Millard September 24, 2013
We take a look at popular YA author V.E. Schwab's first novel for adults.
Review by Joshua Chaplinsky September 19, 2013
Another unique take on the immigrant experience from the award winning Rawi Hage, filled with bizarre characters and poetic prose.
Review by Keith Rawson September 12, 2013
Mark Slouka's 'Brewster' pumps new life into the moribund coming of age novel.
Review by John Jarzemsky September 11, 2013
"The Maid's Version" is a sharp and concise blast from the past that will satisfy fans of Woodrell's previous work and bring in new readers as well.
Review by Leah Rhyne September 10, 2013
Jonathan Lethem's "Dissident Gardens" tracks 20th Century American Communism through the journey of one very bizarre New York family.
Review by Ryan Peverly September 9, 2013
A review of Joe R. Lansdale's "The Thicket," a novel about a boy trying to find his kidnapped sister in East Texas.
Review by Richard Thomas June 27, 2013
A riveting novel of love and loss, "Joyland" weaves together a coming of age tale with ghosts and crime to tell a powerful story.
Review by Jack Joslin August 28, 2012
Do writers have a duty to their readers? A look at Martin Amis and his very angry novel 'Lionel Asbo: State of England'.
'Butterfly in the Typewriter: The Tragic Life of John Kennedy Toole and the Remarkable Story of A Confederacy of Dunces' by Cory MacLauchlinReview by Jack Joslin April 11, 2012
Cory MacLauchlin illuminates the mysterious and tragic life of the author of 'A Confederacy of Dunces'.
Review by Karina Wilson March 6, 2012
David Hughes' updated version of 'Tales From Development Hell' is a must-read for movie industry insiders, outliers and wannabes.