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The Love Song of John R. Miller: A Review of The Trouble You Follow by John R. Miller

Sam Farahmand

04.22.19

Part music review and part road trip story about the singer-songwriter John R. Miller, Sam Farahmand provides the portrait of an artist finding sobriety and a stronger sense of self on his sophomore album.

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To Sense and Perceive: A Review of A manifest detection of death-lot in banking games

Clara B. Jones

04.15.19

death-lot is telling us our strategies will lose in the long term, isn’t it? This sounds nihilistic…” Clara B. Jones with a review-in-dialogue of new work by Andy Martrich.

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The Gun is a Blowfish: A Review of The Great American Suction by David Nutt

Connor Goodwin

04.09.19

“Though the novel is more farcical than satirical, Nutt channels some of literature’s greatest satirists, from the rhetorical elusiveness of Nikolai Gogol’s Dead Souls to Thomas Pynchon’s zany subplots to George Saunders’ big-hearted generosity.” Connor Goodwin reviews.

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Cruise in a Heart-Shaped Carwash: A Review of K. Michelle Dubois’s Harness

Randal O'Wain

03.07.19

Foundational Atlanta singer-songwriter K. Michelle Dubois returns with her third solo album, Harness, engaging new terrain between the underground and mainstream pop, a la the Breeders. Randal O’Wain reviews.

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“Neither a lie nor a confession” : A Review of Strike a Prose: Memoirs of a Lit Diva Extraordinaire

Meghan Lamb

02.18.19

Conceptions of the real, unreal, and hyperreal converge in Tim Jones-Yelvington’s polyvocal hybrid novel, forming a continuously shifting “kaleidoscope of cultural tropes and myths of queer identity.” Meghan Lamb reviews.

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Allen Ruppersberg: Intellectual Property 1968-2018

Joseph Houlihan

02.14.19

L.A.-based conceptualist Allen Ruppersberg’s Intellectual Property 1968-2018 retrospective, now open at the Hammer Museum of UCLA, is a revelation of constraint, automatism, and obsession. Joseph Houlihan reviews.

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Book Album Book: Katabasis (Hermit and the Recluse, Orpheus vs. the Sirens)

Jeff T. Johnson

02.11.19

“One person’s hell is another person’s storyline.” The latest installment of Jeff T. Johnson’s Book Album Book tackles Hermit and the Recluse’s Orpheus vs the Sirens.

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Mourning: or summer

Erica Ammann

01.28.19

Erica Ammann explores nostalgia, pain, desire, resistance, and narrative as related in the music of Japanese-American singer-songwriter Mitski, as well as through the writing of Derrida, Sarah Gerard, and more.

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The Pools Beneath a Guillotine: A Review of Comemadre

Joseph Houlihan

12.21.18

Roque Larraquy’s Comemadre joins the uncanny, self-aware tradition of Kafka, Mann, Walser, Artaud, with a dash of the Three Stooges. Joseph Houlihan reviews.

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We See No More Than He: Schluter’s Schwob

Dylan Byron

11.26.18

Why does Marcel Schwob remain an obscure literary presence? Dylan Byron argues for the greatness of the anti-idealist’s darkness.