Rebirth in an Unlikely Setting: A Review of D. Foy’s “Absolutely Golden”

Earlier this summer some friends invited me to see Converge and Neurosis play Boston. I demurred, because I knew what I’d be getting myself into. Granted, the friends included a guy I hadn’t been to a show with for years – it would have been nice to hang. But I remembered going to see a pre-allegations Swans show in Providence a few years back. Yes, it was heavy, intense, unbelievably brutal and crushing, all those adjectives that get attached to […]

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Vol.1 Brooklyn’s September 2017 Book Preview

What does the month of September have in store, as far as books are concerned? A whole lot of intriguing short fiction, for one thing–everything from meticulously-arranged tales of the uncanny to stylistically bold explorations of society. There’s also intriguing new works from some of our favorite writers, from an experimentally-structured work by John Haskell to a collection of lectures by Toni Morrison. As summer segues into fall, here are some book that might help ease you in to sweater […]

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