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Peter Dabbene, Book Reviewer

Book Review

Urban Disturbances

by Peter Dabbene

Inventive scenarios make the short stories collected in "Urban Disturbances" disturbing, disarming, and worthwhile. Bruce McDougall probes the undersides of city and suburban life in his short story collection "Urban Disturbances". These... Read More

Book Review

Explanatory Value

by Peter Dabbene

Effective and affecting, the poems collected in "Explanatory Value" observe and expand upon everyday occurrences. Florence Fogelin’s crafted poetry collection "Explanatory Value" considers age, loss, and the wider world. These poems... Read More

Book Review

Swallowed by a Whale

by Peter Dabbene

Established writers and beginners will find practical advice for their crafts and careers in "Swallowed by a Whale". Half of this fresh, exciting book consists of essays, poems, and illustrations, between which are compilations of... Read More

Book Review

The Jewish Brigade

by Peter Dabbene

Marvano’s historical graphic novel "The Jewish Brigade" covers the group that fought as part of the British Army in World War II. In the weeks after Nazi Germany’s surrender, Leslie Toliver, a member of the Jewish Brigade, is on a... Read More

Book Review

Ex Libris

by Peter Dabbene

Matt Madden uses multiple methods of visual storytelling in the surreal, inventive graphic novel "Ex Libris". A troubled person enters a room that holds a bookshelf stocked with comics and graphic novels. Wondering about the provenance... Read More

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