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Superhero Novels: The Best of 2015 and a Peek at 2016

Like Batman and Catwoman, our two favorite novels of 2015 are like the flip side of the same coin. One book puts superheroes squarely in the real world. Conversely, a big chunk of action in the second book takes place … Continue reading

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Our Violent Century

We remember reading initial reviews of Jonathan Lethem’s novel, The Fortress of Solitude. Many critics were clearly baffled by the author’s decision to include a superhero in his giant, messy semi-autobiographical book. But those early critics were quickly silenced by … Continue reading

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