The Radix, by Brett King @ Joe Bob Briggs

If you liked “the Da Vinci Code” or similar books involving conspiracies and ancient artifacts, “The Radix,” by Brett King may be the book for you. Continue reading The Radix, by Brett King @ Joe Bob Briggs

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Translation Tuesdays: The Kindly Ones, by Jonathan Littell

These remarks will be classified in The Critic’s Notebook. Unlike a more tightly constructed and formal book review, these notes will possess a larval nature: impressionistic, half-formed, spontaneous. Continue reading Translation Tuesdays: The Kindly Ones, by Jonathan Littell

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Podcast Dreadful, Episode 9 of 12

Today on the CCLaP Podcast, it’s episode 9 of A Podcast Dreadful, the center’s 12-part serial-fiction audiobook anthology taking place every Monday this autumn. Today’s episode includes: “Steamhouse,” part 9 of 12, by Davis Schneiderman; “The Pool,” part 5 of 8, by Jim Ruland; “The Gothickers,” part 9 of 12, by Keith McCleary and Sophia G. Starmack; “The Preacher Man,” part 6 of 6, by Jason Fisk; “Cure,” part 1 of 4, by Ben Tanzer; and “Dr. Lazarus Faust and the Anarchist Masquerade,” part 9 of 12, by Karl Wolff. Continue reading Podcast Dreadful, Episode 9 of 12

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Podcast Dreadful Episode 8 of 12

Today on the CCLaP Podcast, it’s episode 8 of A Podcast Dreadful, the center’s 12-part serial-fiction audiobook anthology taking place every Monday this autumn. Today’s episode includes: “Steamhouse,” part 8 of 12, by Davis Schneiderman; “The Pool,” part 4 of 8, by Jim Ruland; “The Gothickers,” part 8 of 12, by Keith McCleary and Sophia G. Starmack; “The Preacher Man,” part 5 of 6, by Jason Fisk; and “Dr. Lazarus Faust and the Anarchist Masquerade,” part 8 of 12, by Karl Wolff. Continue reading Podcast Dreadful Episode 8 of 12

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CCLaP Fridays: On Being Human: The Trilogy, by Samuel Beckett

This week in the CCLaP series “On Being Human,” Karl Wolff analyses Samuel Beckett’s groundbreaking “Trilogy,” where the famed avant-garde writer sought the essence of what it is to be human by stripping away the setting, plot, and characters of three small novels in a row. Continue reading CCLaP Fridays: On Being Human: The Trilogy, by Samuel Beckett

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