Technoir at Light SpeedBy Ben Pfeiffer
From the opening moments, when a naked man with a shotgun kills Detective John Tallows partner in a burst of intoxicating gore, Warren Elliss Gun Machine takes the reader into several ghost maps laid out over New York City like superimposed squares of vellum.
WHATS IMPORTANT IS READING
ADAM WILSON with Ben Pfeiffer
In his new collection, Whats Important Is Feeling, Adam Wilson unleashes 12 ecstatic yet recognizable fictional voices, each deeply his own and also somehow a fragment of contemporary cultural consciousness.
A Vaccine for Death Itself Eludes Us YetBy Ben Pfeiffer
In her new book, On Immunity: An Inoculation, Eula Biss also explores how ideas replicate themselves and spread from person to person