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The Twilight Pariah
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The Twilight Pariah by Jeffrey Ford
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Fables by Bill Willingham
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The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter by Theodora Goss
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Theodora Goss' latest novel could be subtitled "the league of extraordinary gentlewomen." Drawing characters and references from the classics of horror and science fiction of the turn of the last century (and earlier), she constructs a mystery and ad ...more
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Fables by Bill Willingham
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Batman by Mike Mignola
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Mignola and Pace absolutely knock this one out of the park. The story goes in all kinds of interesting and unpredictable ways, following a certain logic to an inevitable yet surprising end. The authors have a deep knowledge of Lovecraftian lore and s ...more
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Batman '66 Vol. 1 by Jeff Parker
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I usually like Jeff Parker's writing a lot more, and maybe my expectations for Batman '66 were set too high by all the glowing reviews, but I found the stories fairly flat and simplistic. I suppose it's hard to capture the camp and flair of the origi ...more
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Hour of the Red God by Richard Crompton
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Interesting as much for the cultural exploration of Nairobi at a politically volatile time as it is for its mystery, Hour of the Red God is a solid debut and a compelling introduction to a difficult series character. A few too many of the twists came ...more
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
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“Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.”
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“Now that I think about it, it seems to me that’s what Idiocy is: the ability to be enthusiastic all the time about anything you like, so that a drawing on the wall does not have to be diminished by the memory of the frescoes of Giotto in Padua.”
Julio Cortázar, Around the Day in Eighty Worlds

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“The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living differ from the dead.”
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Harold Howe

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