Wolfgang Amadeus Aleksandr “Aleks” Fa has a lot of baggage. The protagonist of Joe Meno’s new novel Book of Extraordinary Tragedies has that name, after all—which also serves as a clue about what burdens the young man. Born into a perfectionist but impoverished Bosnian/Croat/Polish family in Evergreen Park on the border with Chicago’s south side, […]
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Reader’s Agenda Thu 3/27: The Jesus Lizard Book, Earth and Mark McGuire, and whisk(e)y
What’s on the Reader‘s Agenda for Thursday, March 27
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No easy answers in David McConnell’s American Honor Killings
There are no easy answers in David McConnell’s American Honor Killings. That’s the best thing about it.
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A Short Story in the Palm of Your Hand
Punk Planet’s Dan Sinker believes you really do want to read on your phone.