The Familiar, Volume 3: Honeysuckle & Pain, by Mark Z. Danielewski @ NYJB

When does an experimental novel become formulaic? Is formula inherently a bad thing? When will Xanther give the little one a name? Continue reading The Familiar, Volume 3: Honeysuckle & Pain, by Mark Z. Danielewski @ NYJB

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The Ringer by Jenny Shank

On a mid-March afternoon in Denver, Ed O’Fallon and a DPD SWAT Team enter a run-down building on a no-knock warrant.  He comes upon a sleepy Mexican man who doesn’t respond to his commands.  A gun is drawn (or not?) and Ed fires.  The man is killed.  Ed later finds out that the no-knock warrant had the wrong address and the man had a name, Salvador Santillano. The Ringer by Jenny Shank chronicles the repercussions in Denver’s Latino and law enforcement communities.  While the engine that propels the narrative forward revolves around Santillano’s death, Shank begins the novel with Ed … Continue reading The Ringer by Jenny Shank

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