Foreword Reviews

Books We've Reviewed from Soft Skull Press

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King of Joy

Richard Chiem’s "King of Joy" traces an abandoned girl’s tragic trajectory from unloved teenager to abandoned bride to snuff porn queen. This experimental literary novel is... Read More

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Strange things happen in the worlds created by Elizabeth Crane. An unusually tall woman is sleeping on the shelves in a grocery store; “star babies’ have taken over the... Read More

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"Hollow" is a work with an animate, vibrant, and awe-inducing core, in which untroubled faith is revealed to be a frequent foil. While Owen Egerton’s "Hollow" begins with a... Read More

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Stuffed with details, brimming with weird and quirky characters, "Ghosted" is a heartstopping novel of heroic proportions. Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall takes tre-mendous risks, and... Read More

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Servants of War

Private Military Corporations (PMCs) is the sanitized name for the mercenary armed forces that play strong and dangerous roles in wars throughout the world. Often these hired... Read More

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Rebels Wit Attitude

At first glance (or hearing), Chuck Berry, Madonna, Marilyn Manson, Nirvana, and Gretchen Wilson may seem to be as different as B flat is from F sharp. In "Rebels Wit Attitude",... Read More