Review by Steven Robert Allen
Ten Big Ones
St. Martin's Press
Evanovich coughs up another goofball installment in her long-running series about a girl bounty hunter named Stephanie Plum. This time out, Plum must track down some gangster thug who robbed a local deli ... and who's also trying to kill her.
Journey from the Land of No: A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran
Hakakian relates what it was like for a young Jewish girl to live through the tumultuous 1979 Iranian Revolution, a rebellion that she initially sympathized with, only to soon discover the nightmare it presented for Jews and women.
A novel about the silent screen star Fatty Arbuckle told from the perspective of Fatty's butler, I, Fatty retells the tragic true-life tale of Arbuckle's crash from grace following a false accusation of rape and murder.
The Tyrant's Novel
Nan A. Talese
The author of Schindler's List crafts this clever political allegory about a writer living in a fictional but somehow quite familiar desert nation who's asked (that is, commanded) to ghost write a novel that will undermine Western democracies' support for sanctions. The term deadline has never been taken quite so literally.
Prometheus (2012) at KiMo Theatre
Ridley Scott's prequel to the Alien movies, following a group of explorers who try to find out how the human race began.
Mothers and Sons at Aux Dog Theatre
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