Tag Archive: series

The Familiar, Volume 5: Redwood, by Mark Z. Danielewski @ NYJB

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If William Gibson, Michael Connelly, and Neil Gaiman wrote a series, it might end up looking like The Familiar.

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The Familiar, Volume 4: Hades, by Mark Z. Danielewski @ NYJB

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“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.

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Beautiful Berlin Boys, by Ashkan Sahihi @ NYJB

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“Beautiful Berlin Boys” by Ashkan Sahihi resounds as an affirmation of the beauty and individuality of the gay man.”

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

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When does an experimental novel become formulaic? Is formula inherently a bad thing? When will Xanther give the little one a name?

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CCLaP Fridays: The Great Ordeal (The Aspect Emperor: Book Three), by R. Scott Bakker

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Thought experiment: George R. R. Martin is The Beatles. R. Scott Bakker is The Velvet Underground.

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An Introduction to American Odd

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What do Henry Darger, the Prophet Joseph Smith’s mother, J.R. “Bob” Dobbs, and Gilbert Sorrentino have in common? They are subjects of my new essay series, American Odd.

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CCLaP Fridays: Nebula Awards Showcase 2014, edited by Kij Johnson

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My review of this year’s winners and runners-up for the 2014 Nebula Awards, in an anthology edited by Kij Johnson.

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Countdown to CONvergence 2014

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Countdown to CONvergence 2014! Are you excited?

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The NSFW Files: Matriarchy: Freedom in Bondage, by Malcolm McKesson

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This week Karl Wolff reviews, “Matriarchy: Freedom in Bondage,” by Malcolm McKesson for the penultimate installment of his essay series, The NSFW Files.

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The Megapolitan Flaneur: Part 3: Objects and Meaning

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The Megapolitan Flâneur is a series of short travel essays. These essays will focus on my trip to Chicago – September 4 – 6, 2013 – and what I experienced. Neither chronology or… Continue reading

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