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REVIEW: Zone One by Colson Whitehead

REVIEW SUMMARY: A literary take on the zombie apocalypse with some intriguing set pieces. MY RATING:  BRIEF SYNOPSIS: A group of survivors sweep through New York City [Read more]

March 2, 2012 // 3 Comments

REVIEW: Embassytown by China Miéville

REVIEW SUMMARY: A book full of great ideas and world-building but lacks intriguing characters. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: The distant space colony Embassytown is threatened [Read more]

May 20, 2011 // 4 Comments

10 Literary Novels for Genre Readers

Every so often a debate breaks out across the blogosphere about the comparative merits of literary versus genre literature, usually sparked by some comment advocating one of [Read more]

February 18, 2011 // 15 Comments

Genre Publishing as a Light in the Dark

If 2010 was a year to bemoan the status of print publishing, 2011 is shaping up to be a disaster. In the early days of January, book superstore Borders has made moves that [Read more]

February 7, 2011 // 7 Comments