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.
Review by Meredith Borders February 15, 2012
'The Wolf Gift' marks Anne Rice’s return to the gothic horror novels that her fans adore, this time taking a detour from vampire territory into the lair of the werewolf.
Review by Joe Daly February 13, 2012
Ten years after its release, 'The Dirt' remains one of the greatest rock biographies in history. We tell you why.
Review by Brandon Tietz February 7, 2012
11/09/2001: Christian fundamentalists hijack four jetliners. Two of them crash into the World Trade Center of Baghdad, and the United Arab States declare their war on terror against America.
Review by Meredith Borders January 30, 2012
U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens (played by Timothy Olyphant in JUSTIFIED) is back, and Elmore Leonard remains at the top of his game.