Kim Ekemar creates an intriguing, complex mystery with brisk pacing and a skillful unraveling of clues. Kim... Read More
Chicago Review Press: Still Taking Chances
They’re an American indie, Chicago born, and well-established after forty-plus years. But while an extensive list may make them more stable in these unpredictable times, stability does not mean a loss of a certain indie spirit we like to celebrate.
8 New Novelists Push Boundaries
In these stories of transformation and self-discovery, a group of debut novelists deliver riveting works with themes ranging from family to fate.
Here We Pokemon Go
Libraries Should Welcome the Age of Augmented Reality
Public libraries have embraced some interesting ideas of late. Seed lending. 3-D printers. Kittens. And then, freaking Pokemon Go falls into our laps like an apple of gold directly from the hand of the Great Archivist in the Sky.
At Nexus of Independence
35 Years With Classic Comic Character
In 1979, Mike Baron, an aspiring writer and artist, met Steve Rude for the first time. Within a couple of years, they had created their character Nexus—a kind of reluctant cosmic executioner—and embarked on a long, strange career of ups and downs.
Literature's New Evangelists
Ave Maria Press
Everyone's talking about the radical new papacy--but what does that mean if you're a Catholic press? For Ave Maria, it means continuing a mission both educational and ministerial, and highlighting fresh "new evangelical" notions along the way.
5 Tales of Immigrants from Summer 2016
The immigrant’s story is often one of hardship and struggle. New customs and new expectations make their new life difficult, but the promise of a better life is the ultimate reward. Travel from one country to the next with these people.
For the Little Kid in All of Us
Children are never too young to benefit from the wisdom of others, and the rest of us are never too old to learn something new. Enjoy the insights into childhood, education, and parenthood found in our Family & Relationships reviews from Summer 2016.
Discovering New Voices
New Algonquin Books Editor Brings Storytelling from People magazine
Algonquin Books was founded in 1983 in part to publish work by undiscovered young writers, and the company’s new editorial director, Betsy Gleick, is committed to redoubling the company’s pursuit of talented new voices.
Late July, 2016: when the American political landscape changed forever, and Hillary Clinton, following a path set by... Read More
This lovely, softer revival of beat poetry looks back on the hedonism of summers in the Hamptons. With vivid settings... Read More
This book is a deeply moving and informed exploration of the beauty, mystery, and community of the natural world. In... Read More
Trudeau’s deep knowledge shines throughout the book as he unearths new information concerning Lincoln’s war-weary... Read More
This novel blends a deeply emotional story with an environment that is captivating in its danger and complexity. In... Read More
This is one hell of a ride, and it begs for a sequel. It Happened One Doomsday, by Laurence MacNaughton, is a... Read More
This is one of those rare business books that is both conceptual and pragmatic about fostering change. In this... Read More