Paul Beatty Wins Wins the 2016 Man Booker Prize with “The Sellout”

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In a black tie dinner at London’s Guildhall on Tuesday, Paul Beatty’s fourth novel, The Sellout, was named 2016’s Man Booker Prize winner. Mr. Beatty was born in Los Angeles in 1962, and received an MFA in creative writing from Brooklyn College and an MA in psychology from Boston University. It was after winning the [….]

LitStack Review: California by Edan Lepucki

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California Edan Lepucki Little, Brown and Company Release Date:  July 8, 2014 ISBN 978-0-316-25081-8 I’ll admit it – I’m not reticent about jumping on the bandwagon sometimes, even if it’s just because someone says “Jump On!”.  If I wasn’t, I would never have picked up Edan Lepucki’s post-apocalyptic story California, and that would have been [….]

Review & Giveaway: Box Office Poison by Phillipa Bornikova

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Box Office Poison Phillipa Bornikova Tor Books August 6, 2013 ISBN 978-0-7653-2683-6 Linnet Ellery is a modern, young associate at the prestigious New York law firm of Ishmael, McGillary and Gold.  But IMG is not your average law firm – it’s what’s known as a “white-fang” firm, which means that it’s run by vampires.  That’s [….]