V.23 No.40 | 10/2/2014
The World Is Ending or Light Is Dying
Lev Grossman’s journey to lit magic
To become a bestselling fantasy novelist, Lev Grossman (who’s coming to Santa Fe) first had to realize what he wasn’t.
V.23 No.39 | 9/25/2014
We’re All a Bunch of Silly Billies
Bob Odenkirk on writing, weirdness and A Load of Hooey
A Load of Hooey
Don’t call him Saul: Bob Odenkirk has a lot to tell the world—and most of it’s pretty silly.
Lestat Can Suck It
Vampires minus supernatural elements equals some bloody visceral fiction.
V.23 No.38 | 9/18/2014
A Tribe Apart and Alone
Crazy Horse’s Girlfriend exposes hard choices for native youth
Crazy Horse's Girlfriend
Abrasive, subversive and iconoclastic, Crazy Horse’s Girlfriend serves up modern native adolescence in all its complexity and ferocity.
V.23 No.36 | 9/4/2014
The Soldiers on Our Streets
How our protectors have gone from Barney Fife to Robocop
Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces
Radley Balko’s Rise of the Warrior Cop documents a disturbing shift on America’s streets.
V.23 No.35 | 8/28/2014
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
New books from Haruki Murakami (Japan) and Wu Ming-Yi (China) give realism a magical touch.
V.23 No.34 | 8/21/2014
All That Glitters Is Foretold
An unusual, existential fantasy novel counts down to death.
V.23 No.33 | 8/14/2014
courtesy of Kevin Fedarko
Adventure runs high, Hamlet goes for the testosterone, and vintage baubles keep things pretty in this week’s Culture Shock.
Blair Stocker’s gorgeous new craft compendium avoids common pitfalls to deliver practical, doable projects.
V.23 No.32 | 8/7/2014
Thumbing Rides with the Pope of Trash
Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America
As quirky as the man who wrote it, Carsick takes John Waters across the country splendidly, horrifically and actually.
Ninja Meets Navajo Code Talker
The YA collisions of Leza Lowitz and Shogo Oketani
Author Leza Lowitz on women as ninja, the power of multiculturality and the what it’s like to write with your spouse.
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