“The Familiar” series weaves a series of interrelated narratives together. It combines different genres and styles, ranging from hard-boiled Los Angeles noir to stream-of-consciousness psychological introspection. It is referential and self-referential with typographic experimentation and excesses. At times the traditional arrangement of paragraphs shatter, explode, or blur. In other instances the words form pictures, the boundaries between word and image disappearing altogether.
In John Ashbery’s final book of poetry “Images coagulate and dissolve in a kaleidoscope of language.”
“For Two Thousand Years” by Mihail Sebastian is a hidden gem in European literature, shining a light on what happened in Romania between the wars.
“Lead Poisoning” is a fantastic voyage into the head of an artistic visionary.
Make sure to bring “Fourscore Phantasmagores” along for Tabletop Day 2017!
“Legion” is the best show on TV.
“[Lewinter’s] unique literary voice . . . is that of an obsessive, a philosopher, and a miniaturist.”
In this uncertain age filled with terrorism, racial tension, police brutality, and political strongmen, the Lovecraftian Mythos is almost reassuring.
“Last Look” is a cold indictment of pretentious frauds yet an intimate exploration of fear, regret, and failure.