By Chris Vognar
No two books can give a comprehensive look at what it was like to be a black American near the turn of the century, but these two are a good start.
The Face in the Puddle
'Run Like Crazy Run Like Hell' Is Outstanding -- Just Don't Call It a Graphic Novel
The Science of the Yuk and the Yum of Things
Brad Gooch's Memoir, 'Smash Cut', Is That of a Literary Connoisseur
A Cosmic Crescendo
Brown Bird: Axis Mundi
Braids: Deep in the Iris
"New York City rock band Hollis Brown have a new album, 3 Shots, that hits the listener with collaborations including Bo Diddley and Nikki Lane.