“Denver Noir is a fascinating exploration of this sunny city’s dark side.” Continue reading Denver Noir, by Cynthia Swanson @ nyjb
The Driftless Area Review celebrate Gay Pride! Continue reading Celebrating Pride Month!
“Exemplary Departures” by Gabrielle Wittkop brings together four stories of inevitable death. Continue reading Exemplary Departures by Gabrielle Wittkop @ NYJB
“Spells by Michel de Ghelderode offers a collection of stories both beautiful and loathsome. He represents literature that must be wrestled with to fully appreciate. . . . [it] is literature distilled from despair, nostalgia, and sickness.” Continue reading Translation Tuesdays: Spells by Michel de Ghelderode @ nyjb
“Vampire in Love” represents another innovative voice in Spanish language literature. With this collection, Vila-Matas can join the likes of Roberto Bolaño, Severo Sarduy, and Carlos Fuentes. Continue reading Translation Tuesdays: Vampire in Love, by Enrique Vila-Matas
“[Lewinter’s] unique literary voice . . . is that of an obsessive, a philosopher, and a miniaturist.” Continue reading Translation Tuesdays: Story of Love in Solitude, by Roger Lewinter
In this uncertain age filled with terrorism, racial tension, police brutality, and political strongmen, the Lovecraftian Mythos is almost reassuring. Continue reading CCLaP Fridays: Cthulhu Fhtagn! by Ross E. Lockhart
This week I review “Dangerous Stories for Boys,” by Christopher Bernard, a fascinating, but ultimately disappointing collection of short stories. Continue reading CCLaP Fridays: Dangerous Stories for Boys, by Christopher Bernard