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Book Review: The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle
This is great book. A quick read, and as fine a tale of Lovecraftian horror as you'll find anywhere. LaValle calls up all the grim and wretched detail of the author he draws inspiration from. LaValle also tells a tale that Lovecraft never would.
I'll confess, readily, that despite trying on three occasions I simply cannot ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 7, 2016 at 8:00 PM||comments (1)|
Book Review: The View From the Cheap Seats by Neil Gaiman
First, a confession: I am a fan of Neil Gaiman's storytelling, and his speeches, his proclamations on the value of art, of creativity, and of reading. And I cannot help but grin whenever I hear or read of him encouraging new artists to believe in themselves, to go for it. To make their art and to make it good. He's a beacon for all th...Read Full Post »