This Week’s Hot Reviews

Michael DeForge | Koyama Press | 9781927668603 | September 2018

Brat is at its playful best when viewed rather than merely read.”—PopMatters

Blood, Fire, Death: The Swedish Metal Story
Ika Johannesson & Jon Jefferson Klingborg | Feral House | 9781627310673 | November 2018

“Throughout the book, Johannesson and Klingberg insert themselves into the narrative, making no pretense to journalistic objectivity. They’re fans of the music, and they prefer to serve as informed tour guides.”—Rock and Roll Globe

Samuel Johnson’s Eternal Return
Martin Riker | Coffee House Press | 9781566895286 | October 2018

“A worthwhile, thoughtful—and hilarious—read.”—New York Journal of Books

Zion’s Fiction: A Treasury of Israeli Speculative Fiction
Sheldon Teitelbaum, editor | Mandel Vilar | 9781942134527 | September 2018

“‘[T]reasury’ is exactly the right word to describe what we find in the collection. Buried in these fascinating exercises in imaginative fiction are glimpses of the anxieties and aspirations of the real Israel.”—Los Angeles Jewish Journal

An Orphanage of Dreams
Sam Savage | Coffee House Press | 9781566895309 | January 2019

“An elegiac collection of trim stories that is at times humorous and mischievous and at others bleak and illusory.”—Splice

Hi Jax & Hi Jinx: Life’s a Pitch – and Then You Live Forever
Dame Darcy | Feral House | 9781627310697 | December 2018

“Feels like the friend you always wanted to have: creative, bold, and ambitious–like the cool girl who walks down the halls of high school, when she bothers to show up, and throws a smile your way even though you’re not popular.”—LA Beat

Dan Fox | Fitzcarraldo Editions | 9781910695807 | April 2019  

“A f*cking ideal read because it’s a well-written, intellectually vigorous long essay. . . . Limbo is clever, witty, emotive, articulate and fun. I’d recommend it.”—Triumph of the Now

In the Distance
Hernan Diaz | Coffee House Press | 9781566894883 | October 2017

“Diaz is a magician. We await more magic.”—Epiphany

Weegee: Serial Photographer
Max de Radigues, illus. Wauter Mannaert | Conundrum Press | 9781772620238 | May 2018

“Wauter Mannaert’s frenetic black-and-white illustrations are the perfect match for the iconic photography of Weegee, who was treated in his time as a hack, even though he is now seen as a true artist. This artistic take on his fascinating life is the perfect tribute.”—Digital Camera World

How I Found God in Everyone and Everywhere: An Anthology of Spiritual Memoirs
Andrew M. Davis & Philip Clayton | Monkfish Book Publishing | 9781939681881 | September 2018

“What an incredible book!. . . . Brilliance in the dual sense of light and insight, or enlightenment of mind and spirit. I can’t think of another book as a parallel to the unique angle of this one, in its structure and in its content.”—Natural Spirituality

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