Book Review Master List

2013

The Secret of Abdu el Yezdi: a Burton & Swinburne Adventure, by Mark Hodder (CCLaP)
Controlled Hallucinations, by John Sibley Williams
The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crisis, Lectures by Ben S. Bernanke (CCLaP)
Naked Lunch, by William S. Burroughs (NSFW)
Happy Talk, by Richard Melo (CCLaP)
Capital, by John Lanchester (NYJB)
Escape from Paris, by Carolyn Hart (CCLaP)
The After-life Story of Pork Knuckles Malone, by MP Johnson (CCLaP)
Man From Mars, by Fred Nadis (NYJB)
Wheatyard, by Peter Anderson (CCLaP)
Nebula Awards Showcase 2013, edited by Catherine Asaro (CCLaP)
Our Lady of the Flowers, by Jean Genet (NSFW)
The Creative Fire, by Brenda Cooper (CCLaP)
Debtors’ Prison, by Robert Kuttner (NYJB)
The Conduct of Saints, by Christopher Davis (CCLaP)
Boston Noir 2: the Classics, edited by Dennis Lehane, Mary Cotton, and Jaime Clarke (CCLaP)
The Flying Creatures of Fra Angelico, by Antonio Tarbucci (TT)
Act of Congress, by Robert G. Kaiser (NYJB)
Story of the Eye, by Georges Bataille (NSFW)
The Heroin Chronicles, edited by Larry Stahl (CCLaP)
The Lazarus Machine: a Tweed & Nightingale Adventure, by Paul Crilley (CCLaP)
End of the Good Life, by Riva Froymovich (NYJB)
The Blue Kind, by Kathryn Born (CCLaP)
Nothing Serious, by Daniel Klein (NYJB)
Gold Rush in the Jungle, by Don Drollette, Jr. (NYJB)
Keeping Bedlam at Bay at the Prague Cafe, by M. Henderson Ellis (CClaP)
The Nazi Seance, by Arthur J. Magida (CCLaP)
Peru, by Gordon Lish (NYJB)
Gynecocracy, by Viscount Ladywood (NSFW)
Gold Coast Madam, by Rose Laws and Dianna Harris (CCLaP)
The Tragedy of Fidel Castro, by Joao Cerqueira (TT)
diatomhero: religious poems, by Lisa A. Flowers
The Secretary, by Kim Ghattas (CCLaP)
The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965 by William Manchester and Paul Reid (CCLaP)
Tim Walker: Story Teller by Tim Walker (CCLaP)
The Satyricon by Petronius (NSFW)
Mania! by Ronald K.L. Collins and David M. Skover (CCLaP)
The King of Pain by Seth Kaufman (CCLaP)
Capital, Volume 2 by Karl Marx
Deconstructing Organized Crime by Joseph L. Albini and Jeffrey Scott McIllwain

2012

Nekropolis, by Maureen McHugh (OBH)
Squinting Over Water by Mary Kennedy Eastham (CCLaP)
Werewolves and Other Shapeshifters in Popular Culture by Kimberley McMahon-Coleman and Roslyn Weaver (RIB)
The Killer Inside Me by Jim Thompson (OBH)
The Cage by Gordon Weiss (CCLaP)
Democracy is not for the People by Josef Kaplan (TTPB)
The Radix by Brett King (JBB)
The Kindly Ones by Jonathan Littell (TT)
The Trilogy by Samuel Beckett (OBH)
Firefly by Severo Sarduy (TT)
The Passage of Power by Robert Caro (CCLaP)
A Spy in the Ruins by Christopher Bernard
Venus in Furs by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch (OBH)
Arming the Luftwaffe by Daniel Uziel (CCLaP)
Dire Salvation by Charles Neff (CCLaP)
Swastika Night by Katharine Burdekin (OBH)
Werewolves of Wisconsin by Andy Fish (CCLaP)
The Investigation by Philippe Claudel (TT)
Years of Renewal by Henry Kissinger (5KPK)
Venice Noir by Maxim Jakubowski (CCLaP)
Masters of the Planet by Ian Tattersall
Wraeththu by Storm Constantine (OBH)
The Duke Don’t Dance by Richard Sharp (CCLaP)
A Cultural History of the Chinese Language by Sharron Gu
Make It Stay by Joan Frank (CCLaP)
Mythologies by Roland Barthes (AoR)
Sade Fourier Loyola by Roland Barthes (AoR)
The Pleasure of the Text by Roland Barthes (AoR)
Wonder by Hugo Claus (TT)
Isaac: a modern fable by Ivan Goldman (CCLaP)
Scorpions by Noah Feldman (MWS)
The Brethren by Bob Woodward and Scott Armstrong (MWS)
The Nine by Jeffrey Toobin (MWS)
Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed by Frederick Chaubin (CCLaP)
Robertson’s Book of Firsts by Patrick Robertson
Shadows Walking by Douglas R. Skopp
Republic of Words by Susan Goodman

2011

After Lyletown by K.C. Frederick
What I Hate: from A to Z by Roz Chast
The Letter Killers Club by Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky
Crow by Ted Hughes
The Singular Exploits of Wonder Mom & Party Girl by Marc Schuster
The Dark Labyrinth by Lawrence Durrell (FC)
Drive Me Out of My Mind by Chad Faries
Bones Beneath Our Feet by Michael Schein
Hav by Jan Morris
Notes from Irrelevance by Anselm Berrigan
Fasting for Ramadan by Kazim Ali
The Long Night by Steve Wick
Play Fair! by Kimberly Taylor
The Double Life of Alfred Buber by David Schmahmann
The Book of Knowledge by Chad Faries
My Business is to Create by Eric G Wilson
Digging Deeper by Peter Weissman
Inside Gilligan’s Island by Sherwood Schwartz
Aberration of Starlight by Gilbert Sorrentino (FC)
Black Swan by Chris Knopf
Brothers in Arms by Camille Tawil
Expiration Date by Sheril Jaffe
Reservoir Gods by Brian Knight (JBB)
The Lime Works by Thomas Bernhard (JBB)
The Evil Garden by Edward Gorey (FC)
The Ringer by Jenny Shank
Standing at the Crossroads by Charles Davis
Oldest Chicago by David Anthony Witter
Death on the Installment Plan by Louis-Ferdinand Celine
Dead Center by Joanna Higgins
Internecine by David Schow (JBB)

2010

The Reckoning by Howard Owen
Contracts by Richard Stim
Years of Upheaval by Henry Kissinger (5KPK)
To Account for Murder by William C. Whitbeck
The Beloved by J.F. Gonzalez (JBB)
The Dissemblers by Liza Campbell
Dante’s Divine Comedy by Seymour Chwast
Jimbo’s Inferno by Gary Panter
Jimbo in Purgatory by Gary Panter
Barlowe’s Inferno by Wayne Douglas Barlowe
Brushfire by Wayne Douglas Barlowe
The Road by Vasily Grossman
How to Survive a Natural Disaster by Margaret Hawkins
Dead Weight by John Francome (JBB)
Fall Asleep Forgetting by Georgeanne Packard
Elysiana by Chris Knopf
Fidel by Nestor Kohan and Nahuel Sherma
Isabel at Midnight by Ken Knight (JBB)
God by Alexander Waugh
The Last Estate by Conor Bowman
Grand New Party by Ross Douthat and Reihan Salam (JBB)
A Confession by Leo Tolstoy
Spook Country by William Gibson
The Sticks by Andy Deane (JBB)
Miss Lonelyhearts & The Day of the Locust by Nathanael West
On Love by Stendahl
Jesus of Nazareth by Paul Verhoeven
Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
Capital: Volume 1 by Karl Marx
Mechanicum by Graham McNeill
My Friend the Fanatic by Sadanand Dhume
The Line of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurst
White House Years by Henry Kissinger (5KPK)
I Think Therefore Who Am I? by Peter Weissman

2009

Liver by Will Self
Journey to the End of the Night by Louis-Ferdinand Celine
The Temptation of St. Anthony by Gustave Flaubert
Hard Times by Charles Dickens
Sex Scandal America by David Rosen
Battle for the Abyss by Ben Counter
Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
Amorous Woman by Donna George Storey
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William Shirer
Legion by Dan Abnett
Where the Wild Things Were by William Stolzenburg
Descent of Angels by Mitchel Scanlon
Gravity’s Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon
Vineland by Thomas Pynchon
Fulgrim by Graham McNeill
Decline and Fall by Evelyn Waugh
A Handful of Dust by Evelyn Waugh
An Adultery by Alexander Theroux (FC)
The New Comics Anthology by Daniel Clowes (editor)
The Black Doll by Edward Gorey
Neuromancer by William Gibson
Flood by Andrew Vachss
The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire by C. M. Mayo
The Cantos by Ezra Pound
The Judging Eye by R. Scott Bakker
Devil Take the Hindmost by John Chancellor (BC)
The Flight of the Eisenstein by James Swallow (BC)
Warhorses by Yusef Komunyakaa (BC)
The Shadow of a Dog I Can’t Forget by Mary Kennedy Eastham (BC)

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