Novelist Christian Bauman ponders the triumphs and tribulations of memoirists James Frey and Anthony Swofford and the lure of the publishing industry’s nonfiction fix
Welcome to the Vanishing Point: A Shadow in the City: Confessions of an Undercover Drug Warrior by Charles Bowden
O’Shay wants to retire from his job. He wants to walk away from what has become too easy for him—getting close to his enemies and then destroying them.
Anyone with an email account or a television is aware that the popularity of the game of poker is at an all-time high.
The primary question on Katie’s mind is, how did she lose control of her life?
Angie Kritenbrink reviews prominent Omaha poet’s latest chapbook
Angie Kritenbrink reviews Alice Munro’s newest collection of stories
The Glory Cloak, the new book by Patricia O’Brien, is a lot of fun to read.
Angie Kritenbrink reviews The Dew Breaker by Edwidge Danticat
Colette LaBouff reviews First There Is a Mountain: A Yoga Romance by Elizabeth Kadetsky
Matt Borondy reviews Kate Atkinson’ Not the End of the World. Sort of.
The best thing I can say about the good luck this book brought me is that I didn’t develop my current illness until after reading it and moving on to another.
Portrait of the Author as a Revolutionary: Matthew Flaming Reviews Ian Spiegelman’s Everyone’s Burning
The marketing attached to Ian Spiegelman’s first novel, Everyone’s Burning, is a masterpiece in this genre of the subtle sell.
Castleman’s writing bears the indelible stamp of being the work of an outsider; his stories and prose are the words of a loner.
Ernie Baxter begins with the death of the eponymous character, a small-time stand up comedian from the Midwest, who watches and narrates from heaven as his friends and family cope with his passing.
Kierkegaard, the father of existentialism, says that we realize not peace but only anguish.