Surreal

The Raw Shark Texts

The Raw Shark Texts

Trying to describe this book is somewhat akin to trying to describe color to a person blind since birth. The adjectives are all there in my head, but when I utt...
Zeroville

Zeroville

I studied film in college, yet the bulk of my knowledge about film is focused around bad cable movies from the 80s. Why is that? I guess I've always found black...
Number9Dream

Number9Dream

Ambition can sometimes get the best of you. Thus is the fate of David Mitchell's second novel. Meant to be a sort of metaphysical coming of age story, it turns ...
Stet

Stet

I'm so not smart enough to write a review of this thing. I can't even begin to describe the story or words I encountered within the pages of this deeply post-mo...
Dance Dance Dance

Dance Dance Dance

Murakami is like the big dork's Raymond Carver. In fact, I'm a giant dork for just making that reference. While Carver is all domestic horror wrapped in stoic s...
Buddha's Little Finger

Buddha’s Little Finger

Wow. Yikes. Um. I have completely reached the limit of my reading comprehension. Remember those ERB things you used to read in elementary school (maybe they wer...
Hoe the Dead Live

How the Dead Live

I read a Will Self book many years ago, and to tell you the truth, I understood about every other word. The guy's vocabulary is absolutely ridiculous. I could h...