Review | The NYRB Book Club March 2017 | Living by Henry Green


One of the bookish subscription boxes I’ll be reviewing this year doesn’t actually involve a box, so I guess it’s just a bookish subscription. I’m talking about the New York Review Books Book Club. The deal I signed up for included 12 books (one each month, you know) as well as a yearly subscription to The […]

February 2017 Review | Just the Right Book! | Outline by Rachel Cusk


Just the Right Book! is different than the other book subscriptions I’m reviewing this year in that a real life person actually picks a book out just for me – as opposed to picking out one book to go to all subscribers. There are numerous subscriptions to choose from. I choose a 12-month softcover subscription, which […]

Book Review | The First Bad Man by Miranda July


I love Miranda July’s movies: Back and forth forever, you know? If you don’t know what I’m talking about, you should get on that, because Me You and Everyone We Know is one of the most bizarre, sweet, lovely, horrifying movies I’ve ever seen. Do you need a white guy’s opinion to believe me? Okay – Roger […]

Book Review | Candy by Mian Mian


Are you interested in what life is like for younger folks in relatively-contemporary Shanghai? Do you like reading confusing novels that follow around a group of drug addicts and alcoholics? Do you like never having any idea who is narrating or what the time frame is or basically any idea what the fuck is going […]