By Kevin M. Brettauer
In an age of secrets and lies, of murder and betrayal, many look to fiction for their greatest hope of escape. How is it, then, that a comic book about the worst parts of human nature is such a joy to read?
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Sannhet: So Numb
'ORAKL' Brilliantly Breathes New Life Into Georg Trakl's Poetry
Tyshawn Sorey: Verisimilitude
Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer: Not Dark Yet
How It Slips Away: 'The Breaking Point' Crosses Hemingway With Noir
Dent May: Across the Multiverse
The War on Drugs: A Deeper Understanding
"With his novel, Hopscotch, Brian Garfield challenged himself to write a suspenseful spy tale in which nobody gets killed.