What’s Mine is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption: by Rachel Botsman and Roo Rogers
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What’s Mine is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption: by Rachel Botsman and Roo Rogers

What’s Mine is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption by Rachel Botsman and Roo Rogers Rating: 4.5/5.0 Publisher: HarperCollins/Harper Business Change is in the air. It doesn’t matter…

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Decoded: by Jay-Z
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Decoded: by Jay-Z

Decoded by Jay-Z Rating: 4.1/5.0 Publisher: Spiegel & Grau I’ve always taken issue with Hip-Hop academia, especially when it comes to actual books about rap music. With few…

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What You See in the Dark: by Manuel Muñoz
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What You See in the Dark: by Manuel Muñoz

What You See in the Dark by Manuel Muñoz Rating: 4.0/5.0 Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill Set in late 1950’s California, Manuel Muñoz’s new novel, What You…

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The World Has Changed: Conversations with Alice Walker: Edited by Rudolph P. Byrd
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The World Has Changed: Conversations with Alice Walker: Edited by Rudolph P. Byrd

The World Has Changed: Conversations with Alice Walker Edited by Rudolph P. Byrd Rating: 4.6/5.0 Publisher: The New Press There are many ways to get a little closer,…

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A New Literary History of America: Edited by Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors
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A New Literary History of America: Edited by Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors

A New Literary History of America Edited by Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors Rating: 4.2/5.0 Publisher: Belknap Harvard Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States is…

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Anna Sui: by Andrew Bolton
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Anna Sui: by Andrew Bolton

Anna Sui by Andrew Bolton Rating: 4.2/5.0 Publisher: Chronicle Books No one would mistake me for an extra from the set of “Sex and the City,” but there…

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Night Soul and Other Stories: by Joseph McElroy
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Night Soul and Other Stories: by Joseph McElroy

Night Soul and Other Stories by Joseph McElroy Rating: 4.5/5.0 Publisher: Dalkey Archive “I write sentences,” Joseph McElroy stated recently at Powell’s Books in Portland during a reading…

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The Punisher Vol. 3: Franken-Castle: by Rick Remender
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The Punisher Vol. 3: Franken-Castle: by Rick Remender

The Punisher Vol. 3: Franken-Castle Words: Rick Remender, Art: Tony Moore, Various Rating: 4.6/5.0 Publisher: Marvel Rick Remender’s run on Marvel’s Punisher was already pretty damn spiffy before…

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X’ed Out: by Charles Burns
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X’ed Out: by Charles Burns

X’ed Out by Charles Burns Rating: 4.2/5.0 Publisher: Pantheon A young man, sick in his house, eating Pop Tarts, popping pills and remembering his last girlfriend – all…

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Cheever: A Life: by Blake Bailey
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Cheever: A Life: by Blake Bailey

Cheever: A Life by Blake Bailey Rating: 4.8/5.0 Publisher: Vintage John Cheever is remembered as one of America’s preeminent writers of the 20th century, from his celebrated collection…

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