Monthly Archive: October, 2013

The Kraus Project, by Jonathan Franzen @ NYRB

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Over at the New York Journal of Books, I review Jonathan Franzen’s new translation of Karl Kraus essays called The Kraus Project.

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CCLaP Fridays: Bitter Orange, by Marshall Moore

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This week Karl Wolff reviews “Bitter Orange,” by Marshall Moore, about a gay man coming to terms with his superpower to turn invisible. Does that make him a hero or a villain?

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A CCLaP Mini-Review and the CCLaP Journal #2

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At CCLaP today, I review a mind-bending space opera from Image Comics and CCLaP Journal #2 is available for your reading pleasure.

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The NSFW Files: The Image, by Jean de Berg

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This week in my ongoing essay series, I take a look at The Image, by Jean de Berg, a work of minimalist eroticism.

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The Megapolitan Flaneur: Part 3: Objects and Meaning

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The Megapolitan Flâneur is a series of short travel essays. These essays will focus on my trip to Chicago – September 4 – 6, 2013 – and what I experienced. Neither chronology or… Continue reading

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CCLaP Fridays: Sloughing Off the Rot, by Lance Carbuncle

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Part psychogeography, part hallucination, part body horror, and part vision quest, Sloughing Off the Rot is not for the squeamish, easily disgusted, or overly serious. This is bizarro literature as fine art.

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Young Mr. Roosevelt, by Stanley Weintraub@NYJB

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Stanley Weintraub’s brisk, short, and informative book covers FDR’s years as Undersecretary of the Navy under President Woodrow Wilson, where FDR has to contend with the shadow of his wife’s uncle, former President Teddy Roosevelt.

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CCLaP: “On Being Human,” by Karl Wolff, on sale now!

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My new book, “On Being Human,” has been published (in both ebook and handmade hardcover versions) by the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography. You should go out and buy a copy right now!

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CCLaP Fridays: Fighting for an American Countryside, by Jennifer Vogel

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This week Karl Wolff reviews “Fighting for an American Countryside” by Jennifer Vogel, an in-depth look at the economic, political, and cultural challenges facing rural Minnesota in a world ravaged by the Great Recession.

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