Showing posts from March 16, 2007

Reviews: DeNiro, Bertozzi

Well, if you're in New York today you know exactly why a four-hour drive to the NAIBAhood gathering in Rehoboth is out of the question... "wintry mix" being some of the scariest weather imaginable, especially on the roads. Disappointed as I am to miss Steve Crane's workshop on buying non-book inventory, there's something to be said for hunkering down in our own hometown on such a day. Before I meet up with some bookselling buddies for an impromptu brainstorming session, here are some book reviews for this wintry day. Working through my backlog of read books, in order of reading... Skinny Dipping in the Lake of the Dead: Stories By Alan DeNiro (Small Beer Press, 2006) This is one of the Litblog Co-Op nominees for spring , and it's one of those happy coincidences where I find myself obliged to read a book I'd been meaning to read anyway. Small Beer Press, the brainchild of indie fantasist Kelly Link and company, is one of the best of the new small presses