Karl lives in Rochester, MN, and runs the blog, "The Driftless Area Review" where he reviews books, TV, and pop culture. He also contributes essays to the website "The Best TV Shows You're Not Watching."
With experience working as a museum curator, university teaching assistant, and local TV production specialist, Karl brings a unique perspective to the works he reviews.
Nathanael West writes apocalyptic satires about New York City and Hollywood.
The director of Starship Troopers offers his views on Jesus as a historical figure.
A deceptively short novel about an old Iowa preacher writing to his son.
A look at the classic work on economics explaining how capitalism works.
A dangerous book espousing racist rhetoric and an implausible plot.
Titans and Space Marines battle in the latest installment of the Horus Heresy series.
A darkly humorous examination of the paranoid Seventies in politics, film, and literature.
A memoir of a single year by a youthful observer.
Four interconnected stories focus on the liver, a bodily organ with four interconnected lobes.
Dave Rosen writes a scholarly book on the sexual history of America.