- Staff Picks
- July 23, 2021
Big Whoop. Review by Julius C. Lacking.
For aspiring writers and established authors alike, the latest from Anna-Marie O’Brien is a magical MUST.
A charming graphic novel from an Australian Campbell Whyte.
Muck and mud stand in the way of frontier town profits in the medicinal Yoghurt market.
A graphic novel about a dystopian prison society obsessed with sewage and fighting.
A low-energy author heads out on a book tour that becomes more and more nightmarish as his life falls apart.
Music reviews covering the critical years of rock and roll from 1967 to 1973 by critic and band manager Michael Oberman.
The sounds of Moog synthesizers have been the future of music for a good part of our past now. Julius C. Lacking takes a look at this comprehensive guide.
The brilliance of Phil Ochs shines in this collection of his writings.
Here’s your chance to color inside the lines while reading the story of an artist who never stayed inside the lines, G.G. Allin.
In this retro-futuristic drama, New York City is recreated in the Nevada desert on a massive scale after a terrorist attack. Things are in a bad state, but will they ever get better? After 1500 pages, the answer is: Not really.
Akashic Books Noir series stops in Addis Ababa for some stories about the dark side of Ethiopia. The stories blend myth, history, memory and regret related to dealing with the county’s traumatic recent past.
Soul survivor Eddie Floyd (“Knock on Wood,” “634-5789,” “Big Bird”) writes a memoir detailing his life in music.
The sad, rancorous end of The Beatles is compelling told in And In The End.
Akashic Books series of geographically-based collections of crime stories lands in Tampa Bay. The fifteen stories in Tampa Bay Noir are a gritty tour of the regions dark side.
One families indifference and abandonment gave America its greatest failure. Mary Trump explains how.
Former Genesis guitarist, Steve Hackett shares his life story in his story in an engaging and honest memoir. Reading his story feels like hanging out with a friend who’s interested in sharing how he felt living these experiences.
Illustrators and artists reimagine famous works of literature as one panel cartoons.
The latest from Creston Mapes, “Let My Daughter Go” delivers everything his dedicated disciples have come to expect – inspiring heroes and despicable villains, along with plenty of action and non-stop tension.