LitStack Rec: Barbarian Days & Alif the Unseen

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Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life, by William Finnegan William Finnegan’s 2016 memoir begins with an epigraph from Edward St. Aubyn’s novel Mother’s Milk: “He had become so caught up in building sentences  that he had almost forgotten  the barbaric days when thinking was like a splash of colour landing on a page.” It’s a fitting [….]

Litstack Rec: Barbarian Days & The Echo

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Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life, by William Finnegan William Finnegan’s 2016 memoir begins with an epigraph from Edward St. Aubyn’s novel Mother’s Milk: “He had become so caught up in building sentences  that he had almost forgotten  the barbaric days  when thinking was like a splash of colour landing on a page.” It’s a fitting [….]

Featured Author Interview: Don Winslow

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This month, we’ve had the pleasure of hosting the criminally talented Don Winslow as our Featured Author. We hope you’ll check out the reviews of his previous and new titles we’ve featured. We’d like to thank Mr. Winslow and his publicity team at Simon and Schuster for their encouragement and support of LitStack. Remember that [….]

LitStack Review: The Gentlemen's Hour by Don Winslow

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    The Gentlemen’s Hour Don Winslow Simon & Schuster ISBN-10: 0434019259 — ♦ — Let’s play “True Confessions.” I’ve never read a detective novel before. I’ve seen quite a few detective films, though I suspect that if I listed them, you’d tell me that they weren’t the good ones. I read comics without regard [….]