This is an important and timely book, one that happens to be compulsively readable and that anyone even mildly interested in the intersection between religion and politics, faith and science, or religious commandment and secular law should read.
Poet Rob Cook bends time and space at will, dispenses with natural laws when convenient, and shuffles sensory perception like a deck of cards.
The Christos Mosaic is the rare adventure story that rewards the reader’s attention by being as diverting as it is rigorously encyclopedic.
What John Keene has given us in Counternarratives is fearless fiction.
The protagonist’s version of barroom existentialism works as an unofficial précis for the struggle to make it through another day of being human.
By Vincent Czyz In his latest book, acclaimed writer Orhan Pamuk has penned an intriguing memoir that focuses on his relationship with Istanbul, the city in which he has always lived. Istanbul: Memories and the City by Orhan Pamuk. Knopf. Ottoman poets were fond of referring to Istanbul, then known to the world as Constantinople, […]