Monthly Archive: February, 2014

CCLaP Fridays: There Is No End to This Slope, by Richard Fulco

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This week Karl Wolff reviews There Is No End To This Slope, by Richard Fulco, a story about John Lenza, a disillusioned textbook salesman in pre-gentrification New York.

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On Being Human Redux: Crossover (Cassandra Kresnov, Book One), by Joel Shepherd

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I revisit the question, “What does it mean to be human?” with On Being Human Redux, looking at Joel Shepherd’s cerebral actioner, “Crossover,” introducing us to synethetic human Cassandra Kresnov.

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Commonplace Book: Ghostbusters on print media

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Dr. Egon Spengler thinks print is dead.

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CCLaP Fridays: The Tenth Witness, by Leonard Rosen

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This week Karl Wolff reviews “The Tenth Witness,” by Leonard Rosen, a mystery about an engineer digging deep into the mysterious wealth of a German family and his attempt to salvage a gold-laden ship that sank off the Dutch coast in 1799.

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Mondays with the Supremes: The Death Penalty

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In this installment of Mondays with the Supremes, I investigate two books that discuss the death penalty and its implications. Comments encouraged.

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CCLaP Fridays: Crystal Ships, by Richard Sharp

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This week Karl Wolff reviews “Crystal Ships,” by Richard Sharp, a novel about surviving the Sixties.

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Maximalist, by Stephen Sestanovich @ NYJB

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“Maximalist is a highly readable account of American engagement during the Cold War and the War on Terror. It provides a commonsense means to assess American military and diplomatic policy without the fog of political rhetoric.”

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CCLaP Journal #4 is here!

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At a reduced price, CCLaP Journal #4 has great reviews, featured photographers, and an interview with Cory Doctorow.

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Commonplace Book: Stefan Zeromski on Winter

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Winter is bad.

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CCLaP Fridays: A Land Without Sin, by Paula Huston

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This week Karl Wolff reviews Paula Huston’s stunning adventure novel, “A Land Without Sin,” about Eva, a photojournalist from a family of Chicago-area Croatian Catholics, who searches for her lost brother, last heard of working in Zapatista-occupied Mexico.

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