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nathan-burgoine's picture
Jun.02.2011
This is probably teasing, right? I mean, the book isn't out until August, I believe. It would be cruel to talk about the stories in this collection - even if I was vague? Meh. Occasionally, I'm cruel. I just finished reading my proof of the anthology - which showed up in my in-box shortly...
jeffrey-ricker's picture
Jun.02.2011
So, my friend 'Nathan recently wrote a note on Facebook in which he went through each of the stories in Men of the Mean Streets, the anthology coming out from Bold Strokes Books that features work by both of us, along with several mutual friends and great writers. I'm not a fast reader, so I've...
deborah-grabien's picture
Jun.01.2011
So, first off, a very nice review for Graceland from Bookin' With Sunny.  I love her reviews and apparently, so does Red Room - she had the poetry Review of the Week last week. http://www.bookinwithsunny.com/posts/graceland-book-4-of-the-jp-kinkaid-chronicles/ I'll put that one up on the regular...
eugenia-kim's picture
May.20.2011
Typically I won’t read the jacket blurbs until I’ve finished reading the book, and so while I had definite expectations of Rae Meadows’ novel, Mothers & Daughters, I had no idea—beyond the title and a friend’s recommendation—about what to expect. There was lots to love right away with this...
lois-henderson's picture
May.18.2011
Moon Tahiti, the 7th edition of renowned traveler David Stanley’s work in the Moon Handbooks series, is as comprehensive, up-to-date and enlightening as ever. Containing 47 detailed and easy-to-use maps, the guidebook describes the must-see sights, activities, restaurants, and accommodation...
david-moolten's picture
May.14.2011
Louder Than A Bomb is the name of a scholastic slam poetry competition in Chicago. It’s also the title of a new movie from Greg Jacobs and Jon Siskel, a documentary focusing on teens from four different high schools as they prepare for the annual competition. The strategy of filming the run up to...
scott-owens's picture
May.12.2011
REVIEW by Scott Owens   MEMORY BONES by Sara Claytor Big Table, 2011, 32 pages, $12 ISBN:  9780984573356               Sara Claytor is simply a joy to read, although her poems are neither simple nor naively always joyful.  Rather, Claytor’s work consistently demonstrates that she knows what makes...
andrew-q-lam's picture
May.09.2011
Matthew de MoraesGuest contributor to Nguoi Viet Tay Bac - A Vietnamese American paper in Seattle, Washington    When asked about the importance of the “gold boom” in California, one would most likely omit the effect it had on ethnic minorities- especially the Vietnamese living in the United...
talia-carner's picture
May.04.2011
  Benjamin D'Israeli said, “When I want to read a good book, I write one.”  But even D'Israeli, I am sure, also read books written by others—and enjoyed them. As an author, I am often asked for books I’ve read and enjoyed. I am also asked to read works-in-progress. Unfortunately, I do more of the...
heywood-gould's picture
Apr.29.2011
  Please join us for a Release Party & Book Signing May 5, 2011  6:30 - 8:00 Mysterious Bookshop, 58 Warren St, NYC, NY 10007 LIBRARY JOURNAL Gould, Heywood. The Serial Killer’s Daughter. Nightbird. Apr. 2011. c.258p. ISBN 9780981957258. $25 After a major hiatus (one book since 1988),...