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. Continue reading CCLaP Fridays: There Is No End to This Slope, by Richard Fulco
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. Continue reading On Being Human Redux: Crossover (Cassandra Kresnov, Book One), by Joel Shepherd
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. Continue reading CCLaP Fridays: The Tenth Witness, by Leonard Rosen
In this installment of Mondays with the Supremes, I investigate two books that discuss the death penalty and its implications. Comments encouraged. Continue reading Mondays with the Supremes: The Death Penalty
This week Karl Wolff reviews “Crystal Ships,” by Richard Sharp, a novel about surviving the Sixties. Continue reading CCLaP Fridays: Crystal Ships, by Richard Sharp
“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.” Continue reading Maximalist, by Stephen Sestanovich @ NYJB
At a reduced price, CCLaP Journal #4 has great reviews, featured photographers, and an interview with Cory Doctorow. Continue reading CCLaP Journal #4 is here!
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. Continue reading CCLaP Fridays: A Land Without Sin, by Paula Huston