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Book Review: Our Tragic Universe by Scarlett Thomas

Scarlett Thomas ponders immorality, simulated universes, and the "storyless story" in her latest novel. Read More »

Book Review: The Appointment by Herta Müller

Bleak internal monologue awaits English readers of most recently translated work of this year's Nobel Literature laureate. Read More »

Book Review: A Prayer for the Dying by Stewart O’Nan

Stewart O'Nan explores the core themes of literature in a compelling novel set in post-Civil War Wisconsin. Read More »

Book Review: Lark and Termite by Jayne Anne Phillips

Jayne Anne Phillips impresses in this novel, both tragic and life-affirming, about a teenage girl and her disabled brother. Read More »

Book Review: Finding the Moon in Sugar by Gint Aras

In this debut novel, an unknowing search for meaning takes a Chicago-area stoner to Lithuiania, where sex, drugs, and love ensue. Read More »

Book Review: STORM: The Infinity Code by E. L. Young

Science-based teen heroes enter the clandestine world of espionage to stop planet-wide destruction in an exciting adventure. Read More »

Book Review: Conversations with a Stranger: A Search for God by Larry Tate

Intense apologetics interwoven with a tale of personal discovery serve up a rather unique combination. Read More »

Book Review: Songs for the Missing by Stewart O’Nan

Songs for the missing tend to be sad, and this novel is no exception Read More »

Book Review: Amplified: Fiction From Leading Alt-Country, Indie Rock, Blues and Folk Musicians by Julie Schaper

A good song is just a short story written on a guitar. Read More »

Book Review: Blaggard’s Moon by George Bryan Polivka

Surrounded by piranhas and waiting for ravenously savage mer-monkeys to arrive Smith Delaney has time to reminisce. Read More »