At the Portland Mercury, Alison Hallett looks at Ryan Boudinot’s Blueprints of the Afterlife, which looks increasingly inescapable: “calls to mind Jonathan Lethem’s recent Chronic City and the work of screenwriter Charlie Kaufman, as much as it does sci-fi predecessors like Philip K. Dick or even Cory Doctorow.”
- At The Lit Pub, Greg Stahl looks at Tim Kinsella’s The Karaoke Singer’s Guide to Self-Defense. (We reviewed it earlier this month.)
- Hey, it’s Jonathan Lethem’s book on Fear of Music.
- At Reading in LA: Amanda Briggs considered.