Archives: October 2016

This is the archive page for [October 2016]; below you should see headlines and summaries of all entries posted here that month. Click the appropriate link at each to read the entire entry.

Book Review: "The Divine Madness of Philip K. Dick," by Kyle Arnold | October 26, 2016
Today at CCLaP, Chris Schahfer reviews Matt Arnold's "Divine Madness of Philip K. Dick," a biography of the beloved sci-fi writer. Says Chris, "literary analysis seems to be where Arnold shines; I'm not as sold on the psychology." | Read entire entry

Book Review: "Billy and the Cloneasaurus," by Stephen Kozeniewski | October 21, 2016
This week Karl Wolff reviews "Billy and the Cloneasaurus," by Stephen Kozeniewski, where a clone named William has an existential crisis and meets a dinosaur. | Read entire entry

Tales from the Completist: "Clumsy" by Jeffrey Brown | October 19, 2016
Today at CCLaP, Jason Pettus looks back at the first book by adored indie comics artist Jeffrey Brown, 2003's "Clumsy." | Read entire entry

Book Review: Renee Gladman, "Calamities" | October 19, 2016
Today at CCLaP, Chris Schahfer reviews "Calamities," the latest by poet, novelist and essayist Renee Gladman. Says Chris, "it's a great writer-on-writing book, but it's an even better communicator-on communication book." | Read entire entry

Book Review: "The Great Ordeal (The Aspect Emperor: Book Three)," by R. Scott Bakker | October 14, 2016
This week Karl Wolff reviews "The Great Ordeal," by R. Scott Bakker, the latest installment to Bakker's grimdark fantasy series "The Aspect-Emperor." | Read entire entry

First Time Around: "Run, River," by Joan Didion | October 12, 2016
Today at CCLaP, Chris Schahfer reviews Joan Didion's "Run, River" as part of his First Time Around series. Says Chris, "It's a case of a novelist still needing some time to develop." | Read entire entry

Book Review: "Fried Chicken, Jesus and Chocolate, by Fergus mac Roich" | October 5, 2016
Today at CCLaP, Chris Schahfer reviews "Fried Chicken, Chocolate and Jesus," a novel by Fergus MacRoich. Says Chris, "I don't know, I just feel this book could've dug in a lot harder than it actually did." | Read entire entry