Category Archives: Book Reviews

Is this Bat Country?

It was a nightmare, getting out of L.A. . . . The desert would be bad enough all by itself.       Something big and batlike swooped through the tunnel of lights and was gone. He ignored its passage. Five … Continue reading

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This just in . . .

Arrived this afternoon courtesy of the fine folks at Continuum Press. A read-n-review is already in the works.  

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MysteriousPress.com

This just in from bookstore proprietor, publisher, and editor extraordinaire, Otto Penzler: I’m pretty jazzed right now. After two years of hard and often frustrating work, the website of my electronic publishing company is up and running. Click this link … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone

Assurances were made that a review would be posted on the 24th. It’s still Monday for a few more hours and, after a day of brawling with myself over issues peripheral — but bearing no direct relation — to the … Continue reading

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This just in . . .

Returned Saturday from a research trip into the city and found two — count ’em! TWO! — books on the doorstep.  I knew Rolling Stone was being shipped, but The Rum Diary re-issue was a sweet bonus. Special thanks to … Continue reading

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October = HST Month? Hard to tell.

October is shaping up to be the officially unofficial Hunter S. Thompson Month. Two big bits of Gonzo action are slated; one, no doubt, orchestrated around the the other. FEAR AND LOATHING AT ROLLING STONE is due to hit bookstores … Continue reading

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Steadman’s Children’s Book Art

Both of these books are long overdue. Not from publishers, from the library. They were checked out three weeks ago, read within days and have been sitting on my desk since then. So instead of being paid to review these, … Continue reading

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