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V.23 No.33 | 8/14/2014

Book Review

Déjà-glued

Wise Craft

Blair Stocker’s gorgeous new craft compendium avoids common pitfalls to deliver practical, doable projects.
V.23 No.22 | 5/29/2014

Book Review

Men of Dishonor

An Officer and a Spy

J'accuse! The Dreyfus Affair gets a thrilling treatment in Robert Harris’ latest spy-riffic historical novel.
V.23 No.14 | 4/3/2014

Book Review

Recovery in Aztlan

The Unholy

Paul DeBlassie III’s The Unholy is a frightening thriller that details the struggle between the forces of good and the forces of evil. Set in the mythical land of Aztlan, DeBlassie’s novel is infused with the scents, sounds, and traditions of the author’s native New Mexico.
V.23 No.1 | 1/2/2014

Book Review

Love, Death and Other Causes of Indigestion

How Should We Live? Great Ideas from the Past for Everyday Life

Searching for insight into such universal topics as love, family, work and nature, Roman Krznaric reaches back to the Greeks, through Medieval and Renaissance philosophers and on through the Victorians and modern thinkers.
V.22 No.45 | 11/7/2013

Book Review

A Few Small Repairs

The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon

Why is someone trying to sabotage the opening of Mma Soleti’s new beauty parlor, the Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon? The tensions between the past and the future ratchet up as the city of Gaborone swelters.
V.22 No.44 | 10/31/2013

Book Review

Ego Trip

Big Egos

For just a few hundred bucks, you can buy and inject a Big Ego—and for a few hours you’ll look, feel and be treated like the celebrity you’ve always deserved to be.
V.22 No.39 | 9/26/2013

Book Review

Found in Translation

Spain's Great Untranslated

Spain’s Great Untranslated is a new anthology that deals with issues as disparate as terrorism, love, grief and addiction, styles range from the darkly comic to the starkly tragic.
V.22 No.37 | 9/12/2013

Book Review

Hot and Bothered

Instructions for a Heatwave

During an unprecedented heatwave in the summer of 1976, Michael Riordan walks out of the lives of his wife and three grown children.
V.22 No.36 | 9/5/2013
Winter of the Metal People

Book Review

Gold and Souls

Winter of the Metal People

A novel of the bloody events that followed the arrival of Coronado’s advance expedition as it barreled through the Southwest.
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V.22 No.32 | 8/8/2013

Book Review

De Profundis and Back

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness

A journalist’s sudden descent into paranoia, seizures, cognitive deterioration and an altered personality--does it make for gripping reading?
V.22 No.26 | 6/27/2013

Book Review

Down and Out in Macedonia

The Sweet Girl

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