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It Doesn't Suck
Adam Nayman
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$12.95
It Doesn't Suck featured on The Atlantic

It Doesn't Suck: Showgirls by Adam Nayman was reviewed on The Atlantic's website. Reviewer Noah Berlatsky wrote, "Showgirls doesn't suck. That's the thesis of the short, entertaining new book It Doesn't Suck, and author Adam Nayman goes a long way towards proving it ... His book...
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It Doesn't Suck
Adam Nayman
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$12.95
It Doesn't Suck reviewed on Hyperbolium.com

It Doesn't Suck: Showgirls by Adam Nayman was reviewed on the blog Hyperbolium.com. They wrote, "Readers might be inclined to think this book is a put-on, but Adam Nayman's apparent sincerity, obvious writing talent and impressive analytical dexterity is convincing...his analysis is well-reasoned, deftly written and hugely...
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Waiting for the Man
Arjun Basu
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$24.95
Waiting for the Man reviewed in Montreal Review of Books

Waiting for the Man by Arjun Basu was reviewed in the Spring 2014 issue of Montreal Review of Books. Reviewer Katia Grubisic wrote, "Waiting for the Man is observant and clever, and doesn't take itself too seriously. Basu toys with his readers, pushing us away to point out the distance at which we hold...
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Waiting for the Man
Arjun Basu
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$24.95
Arjun Basu profiled in the Montreal Gazette

An interview with Waiting for the Man author Arjun Basu was published in the Montreal Gazette on April 4, 2014. Basu talked to Ian McGillis about our "culture of compulsive sharing," among other things. 


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Raise Some Shell
Richard Rosenbaum
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$12.95
Raise Some Shell reviewed on The Retroist

Raise Some Shell: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Richard Rosenbaum was positively reviewed on the website The Retroist. Reviewer Vic Sage wrote, "The highest praise I can give to Richard Rosenbaum is that while his book is quite educational and smartly written he does so in an enormously humorous style, during my first...
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Raise Some Shell
Richard Rosenbaum
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$12.95
Raise Some Shell reviewed on Order of Books

Raise Some Shell: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Richard Rosenbaum was reviewed on the book blog Order of Books. Reviewer Graeme McGaw wrote, "Overall, an entertaining read. It's short and a nice quick read — if you're a TMNT fan, or looking to know more about TMNT then this is recommended for you. A great...
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A Year with Minecraft cover A Year with Minecraft
Thomas Arnroth
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$17.95
A Year with Minecraft featured in Popular Science

A Year with Minecraft: Behind the Scenes at Mojang by Thomas Arnroth was featured in the April 2014 issue of Popular Science in a list called "The Ten Best Things From April 2014." 


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Thomas Arnroth
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$17.95
A Year with Minecraft reviewed on Order of Books

A Year with Minecraft: Behind the Scenes at Mojang by Thomas Arnroth was reviewed on the book blog Order of Books on March 21, 2014. Reviewer Graeme McGaw wrote, "If you're interested in the gaming industry behind the scenes at all, and everything associated with it, then this is a must buy. Even if you're just...
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Raise Some Shell
Richard Rosenbaum
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$12.95
Raise Some Shell reviewed on Worn Pages and Ink

Raise Some Shell: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Richard Rosenbaum was reviewed on the book blog Worn Pages and Ink. Reviewer Jaaron wrote, "Raise Some Shell is accessible to a variety of readers. Rosenbaum lightens his articulate text with humorous anecdotes and highly opinionated footnotes that are likely...
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Jonathan Bennett
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$16.99
The Colonial Hotel reviewed on Summer Reading Project

The Colonial Hotel by Jonathan Bennett was reviewed on the blog Summer Reading Project. Reviewer Annie Smith wrote, "Bennett's writing is elegiac, but not ornate. There's a deep melancholy in this book, along with the terror, horror, violence, and disillusionment you see in all war stories." 


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Raise Some Shell
Richard Rosenbaum
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$12.95
Raise Some Shell reviewed in Quill & Quire

Raise Some Shell: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Richard Rosenbaum was reviewed in the April 2014 issue of Quill & Quire. Reviewer Andrew Wilmot wrote, "By successfully drawing comparisons to Kafka, Rushdie, and Marvel's X-Men, Rosenbaum, like Nayman with Showgirls, is able to state his case for the...
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Designated Mourner cover Designated Mourner (PDF)
Catherine Owen
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$13.99
Designated Mourner reviewed in Quill & Quire

Designated Mourner by Catherine Owen was reviewed in the April 2014 issue of Quill & Quire. Reviewer Safa Jinje wrote, "In the vein of Carol Ann Duffy's Raptures, Designated Mourner tenderly surrenders Owen's emotions and vulnerability to the page."


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