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Best Books of 2012 – Fiction!

Plenty of slim fiction was published in 2012, and a higher-than-normal percentage of it was crap; by some unknown algebra, the balance of the fictional equation this year tipped to fat, ambitious novels, almost a defiant snoot-cocking to those nabobs of negativity who claim the Internet is destroying the reader’s ability to concentrate. This was […]

Eight Great Books!

Eight great novels to fill your October!

Pomes, Proems, and Porkers in the Penny Press!

In the waning months of 2010, I got quite a few comments from the Silent Majority asking me whatever became of regular In the Penny Press updates. And it’s true: I neglected writing about my vast magazine-reading, mainly because the year’s impending end had me thinking more and more about all the books I still […]


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