Articles by Sharon Fulton
In honor of the spookie chills of autumn (when the Earth’s average temperature plunges from 137 to a shivery 87), we re-present a classic OLM piece on vampire fiction for you to sink your teeth into!
Julia Child is all the rage: a new movie (Julie & Julia) and a couple of related books (My Life in France and the gastronomically-inclined Gourmet’s Rhapsody), etc. Sharon Fulton samples the wares.
The bowling alleys and corner stores of Jim Krusoe’s middle America are the source of oddities beyond imagining—until you’ve read Sharon Fulton’s review of his novels, that is
Veteran comics illustrator David Mazzucchelli takes center stage writing and drawing his first full-length graphic novel, Asterios Polyp, and Sharon Fulton takes a look at the result.
Sharon Fulton reviews Patricia Smith’s Blood Dazzler, a “resonant and devastating” examination of the Katrina disaster and the Bush administration’s failure to contain its fallout.
When life and art overlap, the results are always complex – and that’s certainly true of autobiographical graphic novelist Art Spiegelman, creator of Maus. Sharon Fulton takes a look at a tricked-out new reprint of his earliest work, Breakdowns.
Heaven help the author who becomes a cult figure in his own lifetime – Sharon Fulton reads the latest from fan favorite Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book, to see what all the fuss is about.
Tailspin, by Catherine Coulter
Likewise the characterization of birdsong here is a little irritating, since we don’t really know all that’s going on in avian communication either.
Courtesy of novelist Martin Millar, there are super-cool werewolves in London, and glam-goth fairies in New York. Sharon Fulton is on their beat and reports back to us of the fantastic intersections of fairy and fairly common.
Tod Wodicka’s novel gamely blurs the distinction between real life and historical re-enactment; Sharon Fulton guides us through the medieval festival of All Shall Be Well; and All Shall be Well; and All Manner of Things Shall Be Well