V.23 No.33 | 8/14/2014
Blair Stocker’s gorgeous new craft compendium avoids common pitfalls to deliver practical, doable projects.
V.23 No.22 | 5/29/2014
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
Recovery in Aztlan
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
V.22 No.32 | 8/8/2013
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?