The Best and Worst Manga of 2015

After a two-year hiatus from blogging, I donned my critic’s cap again in 2015. I’ve enjoyed writing my quasi-weekly column,…

Black Blizzard

First published in 1956, Black Blizzard is a juicy pulp thriller that will irresistibly remind Western readers of The 39…

The Box Man

A few weeks ago, Salon columnist Laura Miller offered a radical suggestion for bookworms: make a New Year’s resolution to…