Reviews // 2 Articles
The Best Books of 2014: Fiction
7 Jan 2015 // 9:28 PM
From postmodern latticework narratives to Booker prize winning epics, 2014 offers numerous fictional tales worthy of adding to your bookshelf.
PopMatters Picks: The Best of Books 2009: Fiction
20 Jan 2010 // 4:00 PM
More than half of the titles in this year’s selections offer grim portraits of the human condition, some with more wit and optimism than others, and a surprising number of legendary authors complete the portraiture and theme.
A Parable of Faith on a Desert Planet
21 Oct 2014 // 6:00 AM
As in Faber's previous fiction, the situation the protagonist meets in The Book of Strange New Things appears to be more complex than what this idealistic but flawed Everyman can fully comprehend.
The Fire Gospel by Michel Faber
11 Feb 2009 // 3:00 PM
What if someone discovered plausible, historical proof that Jesus Christ was simply a man who lived and died like any other man?