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An essay on the science fiction novel “Killswitch” by Joel Shepherd and what it means to be human.
When I wrote “On Being Human,” I wrote an essay on Mike Mignola’s “Hellboy.” “Frankenstein Underground” expands on Mignola’s pulpy universe, giving us a fun graphic novel about Frankenstein’s monster.
Ian Tattersall’s new book, “The Strange Case of the Rickety Cossack,” explores the intellectual history of paleoanthropology and seeks to answer, “What does it mean to be human?”
The NSFW Files includes essays on erotica written by a Nobel laureate, an outsider artist, a surrealist, and a French prisoner, among many more. Most important, the essay collection offers an answer to the question, “What dirty book should I read next?”
See you at the con!
Countdown to CONvergence 2014! Are you excited?
Last week I reviewed “Sweet Thunder,” by Ivan Doig, about a newspaperman doing battle with a colossal mining company in Butte, Montana and details on my upcoming book of essays, “On Being Human.”
Today at CCLaP: In his last essay for On Being Human, Karl Wolff looks at ‘The Man Who Fell to Earth,’ Nicholas Roeg’s 1976 sci-fi art-house masterpiece.