Jake tells us how Matthew Stover’s novelization of Star Wars Episode III uncovers the brilliant story hiding inside this flawed film.
I like things. I like learning about them, I like wading in them, and when I’m about thigh-deep I like deciding I’ve had fun so far, but getting the rest […]
Did you say Buffy of Batman books, Jake?
Eryn – Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda, by Becky Albertalli What it is: a sweet and funny YA novel about a gay teen with a crush on another closeted […]
Paul Harding’s first novel Tinkers, published in 2009 and winning the 2010 Pulitzer Prize For Fiction, is not a ‘plot based’ book; it’s more experiential than that. The first […]
The Background I have nothing against science fiction, I’ve just never wanted to dig through the shelves of shit to find the gems. Lazy? Yes. Unrepentantly so. Whether in libraries or bookstores, the […]
Poetry: one of the world’s oldest art forms, co-invented by Dr. Seuss and Shel Silverstein, I believe. That sounds right. Sadly, the vast world of poetry is one that I […]