Book Reviews

Q

Q

Q, by Bill Lavender. Trembling Pillow Press, 2013. $16.95, 196 pages.

In his introduction to the 1998 Dalkey Archive Press volume entitled Innovations: an Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Fiction, Robert McLaughlin, countering old fuddy-duddy F.R. Leavis, makes …

All Men Are Liars

All Men Are Liars

All Men Are Liars, by Alberto Manguel (translated by Miranda France). Riverhead Books, 2012. $16, 224 pages.

Argentinean writer Alberto Manguel’s novel All Men Are Liars contains a series of intertwining interviews about the infamous Alejandro Bevilacqua. The novel …

Red Mars

Red Mars

Red Mars, by Kim Stanley Robinson. Random House, 1993.

Kim Stanley Robinson’s Red Mars is probably the book that most science fiction aficionados think of when they think of hard Sci-Fi—that branch of science fiction that concerns itself only …

Fringe Florida

Fringe Florida

Fringe Florida: Travels among Mud Boggers, Furries, Ufologists, Nudists, and Other Lovers of Unconventional Lifestyles, by Lynn Waddell. University Press of Florida, 2013. $24.95, 255 pages.

When most people think of Florida, they think of retirement, yachting, and college …

Cunt Norton

Cunt Norton

Cunt Norton, by Dodie Bellamy. Les Figues Press, 2013. $15, 75 pages.

Cunt Norton is all about the knife. Cunt Norton is about finding the places where the meat runs tender. The knife of Cunt Norton is not always …