Author Archives for Sam

52/52: Come Closer, by Sara Gran

April 29, 2021 8:43 pm Published by Comments Off on 52/52: Come Closer, by Sara Gran

Is the narrator being possessed by a demon, or is she losing her mind and the demon is simply a... View Article


52/52: The Lonesome Go, by Tim Lane

March 13, 2021 1:42 pm Published by Comments Off on 52/52: The Lonesome Go, by Tim Lane

Lane’s exploration of American icons—hoboes, femmes fatale, motorcycles, cars—and his affection for the Beat Generation didn’t work for me as... View Article


52/52: The First Tip-Off, by Charley Rosen

February 27, 2021 11:07 am Published by Comments Off on 52/52: The First Tip-Off, by Charley Rosen

A fun history of the late-1940s inaugural season of the Basketball Association of America (BAA), the primary precursor league to... View Article


52/52: Shadowbahn, by Steve Erickson

February 12, 2021 9:15 am Published by Comments Off on 52/52: Shadowbahn, by Steve Erickson

An experimental novel packed thick and deep with big ideas about music, race, history, and America. Also, an extremely Boomer-y... View Article


52/52: The Biologic Show, by Al Columbia

February 8, 2021 7:54 pm Published by Comments Off on 52/52: The Biologic Show, by Al Columbia

A collection of 4 very early stories by one of the all-time great, least-known, and least-prolific horror comics makers. This... View Article