Tag Archive: anthology

Translation Tuesdays: Austerity Measures: The New Greek Poetry, edited by Karen Van Dyck @ nyjb

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Bad economics makes for good poetry.

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CCLaP Fridays: Cthulhu Fhtagn! by Ross E. Lockhart

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In this uncertain age filled with terrorism, racial tension, police brutality, and political strongmen, the Lovecraftian Mythos is almost reassuring.

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Peel Back the Skin, edited by Anthony Rivera and Sharon Lawson @NYJB

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Is there poetry after Auschwitz? Is there horror after the massacre in Orlando? “Peel Back the Skin: Anthology of Horror Stories,” edited by Anthony Rivera and Sharon Lawson, reveals why horror is necessary today.

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Zagreb Noir, by Ivan Srsen @ NYJB

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“Zagreb Noir,” edited by Ivan SrÅ¡en, is yet another international addition to the long-running Akashic Noir series.

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CCLaP Fridays: The War Against Boredom, by Seth Kaufman

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This week I review Seth Kaufman’s new collection of darkly satirical short stories, The War Against Boredom.

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CCLaP Fridays: Muscle Cars, by Stephen G. Eoannou

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This week I review “Muscle Cars,” by Stephen G. Eoannou, a short story collection that follows the lives of inarticulate misfits in the Buffalo, NY area.

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CCLaP Fridays: The Wars of Heaven: Short Stories by Richard Currey

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This week Karl Wolff reviews “The Wars of Heaven: Short Stories,” by Richard Currey, a series of six short stories and a novella focusing on the lives and fates of West Virginians during the Great Depression.

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CCLaP Fridays: Singapore Noir, edited by Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan

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This week I review “Singapore Noir,” edited by Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, about the dreamers, desperation, and bad decisions that make up the noir genre in a city with no crime. This is good crime fiction, lah.

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CCLaP Fridays: Venice Noir, edited by Maxim Jakubowski

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The new Akashic anthology “Venice Noir,” edited by Maxim Jakubowski. Says reviewer Karl Wolff, “There is something for everyone in this [book], a delicious sampling of tastes, styles, and stories.”

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