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Ho Lin, Book Reviewer

Ho Lin is the author of China Girl and Other Stories, a finalist for the 2017 Foreword INDIES Awards. He resides in San Francisco and is co-editor of the literary journal Caveat Lector (www.caveat-lector.org). His passions include creating music, the New York Football Giants and green onion cakes. More on his work can be found at www.holinauthor.com.

Book Review

48 Hours

by Ho Lin

A retiree-cum-international-spy finds himself zipping around the world in this wish-fulfillment thriller. David Halfpenny’s spy novel "48 Hours" crisscrosses the globe from England to continental Europe and Afghanistan. The narrative... Read More

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Checkpoint

by Ho Lin

A satirical take on war in the vein of Catch-22 and Slaughterhouse Five, Serbian author David Albahari’s "Checkpoint" is shocking and comic in equal turns, skillfully pulled together by the force of Albahari’s wit. At an isolated... Read More

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Wee Willie Sherdel

by Ho Lin

A meticulously researched labor of love, the book is packed with generous helpings of era-specific details. He’s the winningest left-handed pitcher in St. Louis Cardinals history, and he outdueled the Yankees’ immortal Babe Ruth and... Read More

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