Monthly Archive: February, 2016

Father of Lies, by Brian Evenson @ NYJB

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Father of Lies by Brian Evenson is “especially relevant in this present age of religious violence and moral bankruptcy.” Fiction isn’t far off from the truth either. Advertisements

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How To Be A Conservative, by Roger Scruton @ NYJB

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Noted British philosopher explains how to be a conservative.

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CCLaP Fridays: Pixiegate Madoka, by Michael Sean LeSueur

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The worlds of anime, Reddit, and kitchenware collide in this new work by Michael Sean LeSueur

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The B. Diehl Interview

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The poet/publisher/semi-recluse B. Diehl sent me his latest poetry chapbook, Temporary Obscurity. In this interview, we discuss social media, the collaborative chapbook, and Indigent Press’s idiosyncratic business model. Diehl also talks about getting dumped, tweeting about cats, and avoiding Robert Frost.

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Underworld: From Hoboken to Hollywood, by Kaz @ NYJB

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Like SpongeBob SquarePants? Like Phineas and Ferb? Then you’ll love “Underworld: From Hoboken to Hollywood,” by Kaz.

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Critical Appraisals: Nauseating Allegories of Empire: the Victory of sex & Metal by Barbara Mor

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Barbara Mor’s new volume of poetry is angry, volcanic, and erudite.

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CCLaP Fridays: “Everyone Is African: How Science Explodes The Myth of Race,” by Daniel J. Fairbanks

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“Everyone Is African” by Daniel J. Fairbanks offers a concise treatment of a controversial topic.

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American Odd: “The Rise of the Fourth Reich: The Secret Societies That Threaten to Take Over America,” by Jim Marrs

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Jim Marrs takes us on a wild ride into secret societies, Nazi wonder weapons, and why the Council of Foreign Relations is responsible for every bad thing ever.

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Mary Ellen Mark: Tiny, Streetwise Revisited, by Isabelle Allende and others

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In “Tiny: Streetwise Revisited,” the photographer Mary Ellen Mark chronicles the life of “Tiny” (Erin Charles), a street kid from Seattle.

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Translation Tuesdays: The Iliad: A New Translation by Caroline Alexander @ NYJB

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After ten years of war, soldiers have grown weary. The leadership now endures uncouth criticism of its policy, accusations of self-interest and self-aggrandizement become commonplace. The gods remain fickle, taking sides and influencing the ground game. Some things never change.

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