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!
Winter is bad. Continue reading Commonplace Book: Stefan Zeromski on Winter
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
On Being Human Redux is an essay series that looks at serial killers, clones, the Culture series, a Beckett play, bunnies in Beatrix Potter and Richard Adams, and adroids. Continue reading On Being Human Redux: Further looks at books and movies that examine the question of humanity
With Louis XXX, Georges Bataille explores the dark territory between art and pornography. Continue reading Translation Tuesdays: Louis XXX, by Georges Bataille
“. . . with modern permutations of American fun, American Fun: Four Centuries of Joyous Revolt offers a history that is about fun and is fun to read. It illuminates the very American tradition of stickin’ it to the man, dancin’ in the street, and havin’ a blast.” Continue reading American Fun, by John Beckman @ NYJB
William Shakespeare’s version of eat, pray, and love … or in this case: lust, prey, and cannibalism. Continue reading Commonplace Book: The Art of Seduction and the Joy of Cooking from Titus Andronicus