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March 2014

‘Videogames and Art’ Is Missing the Art

For a medium that prides itself on pushing the visual edges, here we find exposition rather than fancy, and monochrome in place of color, words, yes, but no images.


Is Laura Wilder’s ‘Little House’ Series Right for Kids These Days?

Should the fact of Laura Wilder's dated prejudices lead us to abandon Little House and its sequels?


October 2013

Escapism Meets Dark Fantasy in This Startling Debut

Royden Poole is having a very bad day. Strong armed into investigating a break-in, the theft of everything but a half million dollars in unmarked bills, two missing-persons cases and a shooting with no body, all he wants to do is go back to pretending to be dead.


August 2013

‘100 Things Beatles Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die ’

This is intended to appeal to Beatle fanatics, though it offers little in the way of new insights, facts, and stories.


July 2013

Of Selflessness and Commiseration: Nelson Mandela’s ‘Conversations With Myself’

Conversations With Myself is a collage of important moments that provide an intensely realistic portrayal of an amazing man.


What’s in a Pseudonym? J. K. Rowling Unmasked

Why would as popular an author as J.K. Rowling feel the need or desire to publish under a different name?


June 2013

Facing It: Living with Disfigurement in Marc Dugain’s ‘The Officer’s Ward’

Marc Dugain's novella about a soldier wounded in WWI has probably never been more relevant than now.


Lenny’s Scuffles

An autobiography that includes stealing from priests, going to the navy with Artie Shaw and fighting the law (Dead Kennedys style, somewhat).


A Painful Pleasure: Peter Trachtenberg’s ‘The Book of Calamities’

Sometimes the value of a book is far more than the price of the book.


Charles Yu. Stories. Please Read.

Charles Yu creates a world so strange in 'Sorry. Please. Thank You. Stories.' that it just might be real.


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