Book Review – Michel Leiris’ Nights as Day, Days as Night

Nights as Day, Days as Night by Michel Leiris / Spurl Editions / 196 pages / $17.50 / Translated by Richard Sieburth, with a foreword by Maurice Blanchot Spurl Editions has republished this long-out-of-print collection of Michel Leiris’ dreams. In the way that dreams can reflect and shine light upon one’s waking life, these dream

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Trout Fishing in America by Richard Brautigan, reviewed by Eric D. Lehman

Richard Brautigan’s 1967 novella Trout Fishing in America is a difficult book. The opening chapter, “The Cover for Trout Fishing in America,” immediately puts the reader off balance, with a description of the actual book cover that we enter into, as if it is a magic portal. “Around five o’clock in the afternoon of my

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Review: The Silenced by Heather Graham

Synopsis: Where is Lara Mayhew? Lara, a congressman’s media assistant, suddenly quits her job—and disappears on the way to her Washington, DC, apartment. Novice FBI agent Meg Murray, a childhood friend of Lara’s, gets a message from her that same night, a message that says she’s disillusioned and “going home.” To Richmond, Virginia. Meg discovers…

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Review: The Know-Nonsense Guide to Grammar

Synopsis: Get kids excited about learning! The Know Nonsense Guide to Grammar is a hilariously illustrated, quirky, and fun guide that kids will love! Turn each page in this book to learn a new basic grammar concept, including alliteration, similes, hyperbole, and much more, turning what can at times be dry topics into something approachable…

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Crazy Week!

Hey fellow readers! I hope you’re all doing well. I’ve been going like crazy this week because Thursday I had sinus surgery. So I was trying to get everything done early so I could relax. And now all I want to do is sleep. I haven’t been reading anything either, but I am trying to

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Review: The Plus One

Synopsis: A hilarious and heartwarming debut novel about a brilliant but socially inept robotics engineer who builds her own wedding date to her sister’s wedding, and learns more about love than she ever expected. Meet Kelly. Twenty-nine, valedictorian, and a brilliant robotics engineer to boot. While her professional life is on the rise, her personal…

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Review: Horus by Eric C. Anderson

Synopsis: RECOVERING FROM THE LAST ROUND OF TERROR–AN EXHAUSTED U. S. PRESIDENT DEALS WITH THE SPECTER OF NUCLEAR HORROR. HORUS ends the thrilling “New Caliphate” trilogy, which began with OSIRIS and ANUBIS, where megalomaniacs battled zealots and America was caught in the crossfire. U.S. Marine Corps Master Gunnery Sergeant More and U.S. Army Special Forces…

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