1. My review of William Giraldi’s new novel, Hold the Dark, appears at Rain Taxi; it addresses Giraldi’s controversial criticism and includes a defense of his somewhat unfashionable aestheticism.
2. I am going to cross-post my Goodreads reviews to this blog from now on, in the interests of disseminating my writing to the largest possible audience. I may also post, in back-dated form, the older reviews here. Until then, here are my reviews from the last month or so, a somewhat strange mix of comics, genre fiction, modernism, and theory: