‘Dark Archives’ Explores The Use Of Human Skin In Bookbinding

Dark Archives: A Librarian’s Investigation into the Science and History of Books Bound in Human Skin, by Megan Rosenbloom Farrar, Straus and Giroux hide caption toggle caption Farrar, Straus and Giroux Dark Archives: A Librarian’s Investigation into the Science and History of Books Bound in Human Skin, by Megan Rosenbloom Farrar, Straus and Giroux In … Read more ‘Dark Archives’ Explores The Use Of Human Skin In Bookbinding

Real-World Experience Gives ‘The Nightworkers’ Its Punch

Brian Selfon’s The Nightworkers is a dark slice of Brooklyn noir with a family drama at its core. Noir is frequently about people caught in bad situation,s and tends to focus on the actions they take to cope or to escape; Selfon has altered that equation and turned the focus inward to explore the psychological … Read more Real-World Experience Gives ‘The Nightworkers’ Its Punch

Barbara Kingsolver’s poems gently mock self-help books

Barbara Kingsolver is best known for her novels, including “The Bean Trees” and “The Poisonwood Bible,” and her essay collections, such as “Small Wonder” and “High Tide in Tucson.” She’s not as well known for her poetry, though she should be. “How to Fly (In Ten Thousand Easy Lessons)” collects her best poems from the … Read more Barbara Kingsolver’s poems gently mock self-help books