Author Archives for Sam

52/52: Sleepwalk, by Dan Chaon

June 25, 2022 8:31 am Published by Comments Off on 52/52: Sleepwalk, by Dan Chaon

Chaon is among my favorite writers—particularly his short stories—and this early apocalypse, close-to-our-world novel about family is compelling. But I’m... View Article


52/52: The Likeness, by Tana French

June 24, 2022 8:27 am Published by Comments Off on 52/52: The Likeness, by Tana French

This is a murder mystery, but with the trappings of a gothic draped over its bones. Shambolic old house, doppelgangers,... View Article


52/52: Pulp Empire, by Paul S. Hirsch

June 1, 2022 8:26 am Published by Comments Off on 52/52: Pulp Empire, by Paul S. Hirsch

I love this subject—the covert US government use of propaganda comics during WW2 and the Cold War, especially in the... View Article