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Otsuichi’s Zoo

WARNING POSSIBLE SPOILERS! Hyon Gyon Park, Phantoms on Parade, Shin Gallery (2013) Otsuichi’s short story collection, Zoo, starts from the… read more Otsuichi’s Zoo

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Jughead as Thurber Man attending Degrassi High

Jughead is best when his story stops being THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY and attempts to be Degrassi High…. read more Jughead as Thurber Man attending Degrassi High

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3-2-5 Paragraphs on We Are Robin Volume 2: Jokers

We Are Robin…, Volume 2: Jokers by Lee Bermejo WARNING! POTENTIAL SPOILERS! It’s the last story in WE ARE ROBIN… read more 3-2-5 Paragraphs on We Are Robin Volume 2: Jokers

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3-2-5 Paragraphs on Gotham Academy Volume 2

Gotham Academy, Vol. 2: Calamity by Becky Cloonan WARNING! POTENTIAL SPOILERS! Waiting for the next volume of your favorite comic… read more 3-2-5 Paragraphs on Gotham Academy Volume 2

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Hallelujah Elvis

My favorite cover of an Elvis Costello song so far: “The Comedians” by Roy Orbison. Malcolm Gladwell spends the first 10… read more Hallelujah Elvis

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3-2-5 Paragraphs on Okorafor’s The Book of Phoenix

The Book of Phoenix by Nnedi Okorafor WARNING POSSIBLE SPOILERS! I think the problem is I read the prequel immediately… read more 3-2-5 Paragraphs on Okorafor’s The Book of Phoenix

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3-2-5 Paragraphs on Nnedi Okorafor’s Lagoon

Lagoon by Nnedi Okorafor This is the third Nnedi Okorafor book I’ve read. The second didn’t really count because it… read more 3-2-5 Paragraphs on Nnedi Okorafor’s Lagoon

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#NPM17: Sylvia Plath

When I wasa BOY POET in high school I was in love with Sylvia Plath. I didn’t know at the… read more #NPM17: Sylvia Plath

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Hemon’s Book of Lives

Aleksandar Hemon’s book of essays, The Book of My Lives reminded me that when I moved back home after failing to make… read more Hemon’s Book of Lives

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Thad Rutkowski’s Ponderous Pops

In her introduction to The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Writing Flash Fiction, Tara Masih defines flash fiction using… read more Thad Rutkowski’s Ponderous Pops