V.24 No.5 | 1/29/2015
Even God Leaves a Carbon Footprint
Review by Courtney Foster
An environmental sci-fi graphic novel with dark overtones, Carbon is populated by demons, gods and coal barons.
V.24 No.4 | 1/22/2015
More Human Than Not
Review by Mark Lopez
Of Small Children / And Other Poor Swimmers
An ABQ poet’s elegant debut “echoes through bars, beaches and roads.”
V.24 No.3 | 1/15/2015
Texts from a Hilarious Mind
Review by Mike Smith
Texts From Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters
A simple premise—literary characters and authors texting—leads to hilarious results.
V.24 No.2 | 1/8/2015
Perl in the Rough
Review by Renee Chavez
Easy Street (The Hard Way)
Ron Perlman’s new memoir offers rock-solid wisdom on the movie industry and growing up weird. But maybe skip the end?
V.24 No.1 | 1/1/2015
Family Lineage and Bathroom Psychotic Breaks
Review by Amelia Olson
Mexican Eskimo Book 1: Exmikan
A hyper-emotional landscape invigorates this generation-spanning novel of family history, memory and dreams.
V.23 No.52 | 12/25/2014
A Drinkable Feast
Henry Miller’s Birthday
A day-after-Christmas celebration of a filthy provocateur
By Hosho McCreesh
Hosho McCreesh celebrates the filthy provocateur with a beer, a book and a meal from a local food truck.
V.23 No.51 | 12/18/2014
Boom For Real
Review by Erik Gamlem
Widow Basquiat: A Love Story
A revealing and sometimes dark love story shows that pioneering ’80s artist Jean-Michel Basquiat was more than the “Radiant Child.”
V.23 No.50 | 12/11/2014
Get Lost in a Literary Guia Roji
Review by Renée Chavez
The Interior Circuit: A Mexico City Chronicle
Part personal diary and part dark tale of investigative journalism, Francisco Goldman’s memoir twists and turns in a multitude of directions.
V.23 No.48 | 11/27/2014
For the Love of Books
Authors get in your face for Indies First
By Ian Wolff
Authors hit the sales floor this Saturday to support some of your favorite independent bookstores.
V.23 No.47 |
Jamie Anderson Probably Drove All Night to Get Here
By Lisa Barrow [ Tue Nov 25 2014 5:02 PM ]
Jamie Anderson entertains in her memoir Drive All Night, a collection of stories from 25+ years of touring, recording, singing and writing.
V.23 No.47 | 11/20/2014
Reel It In …
Review by Mark Lopez
Characters shine in this novel about a small Italian town and the fishing, biking and music that drive its inhabitants.
Nina Matthews Photography / CC BY 2.0
From the Land of Enchantment
By Lisa Barrow
From poetry to history, these books are perfect for the lit-nerd in your life.
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