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Johnny Cash: I See a Darkness
Johnny Cash: I See a Darkness
by Reinhard Kleist
Staff Pick
Reinhard Kleist gives us a dark and nuanced portrait of the Man in Black, with stunning black-and-white artwork that perfectly complements the retelling of Johnny Cash's life. Interspersed among the narrative are short selections of illustrated song... (read more)

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Amnesia Moon
Amnesia Moon
by Jonathan Lethem
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In Amnesia Moon, Jonathan Lethem imagines an American wasteland where the remaining small pockets of civilization are centered around strong, psychic personalities who acquired their powers after a forgotten cataclysm. His survivors siphon gas and hoard... (read more)

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Hicksville
Hicksville
by Dylan Horrocks
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Hicksville is a terrific tale of love and betrayal, art and commerce, all steeped in an artistic brew of imagination and experience. Masterfully told in a variety of comic-book fragments and with a great cast of characters, Hicksville focuses on a tiny... (read more)

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Portnoy's Complaint
Portnoy's Complaint
by Philip Roth
Staff Pick
Okay, here's what you do: You buy these CDs of Ron Silver reading Philip Roth's first-person pervo classic, Portnoy's Complaint. You jam a walkman full of these CDs into the head of a stuffed animal or taxidermied granny or something. Press play, and for... (read more)

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American Rust (Random House Reader's Circle)
American Rust (Random House Reader's Circle)
by Philipp Meyer
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A noir story in spirit if not in form, Philipp Meyer's debut novel shows off the skills of a terrific writer. Characters' voices leap off the page in a bleak and desperate narrative full of sympathy, perspective, and brilliant prose. The lives of these... (read more)

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Acacia, Book One: The War with the Mein
Acacia, Book One: The War with the Mein
by David Anthony Durham
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Acacia is a promising fantasy debut by an established historical novelist. It combines the moral ambiguity and brutality of George R. R. Martin with elements of Guy Gavriel Kay and Ursula K. Le Guin.... (read more)

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Finch
Finch
by Jeff VanderMeer
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Finch is a genre-blender of detective, dystopian, and science fiction that follows detective John Finch as he investigates a double murder. A fantastical tale told in the clipped, rugged voice of classic noir, Finch is one of the most inventive and... (read more)

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Garfield Minus Garfield
Garfield Minus Garfield
by Jim Davis and Dan Walsh
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Here it is: Your favorite comic strip from childhood, without its main protagonist. Honestly, it's time to leave those lasagna-lovin', Monday-hatin' days behind you. It's time to look to the future and, with it, to look at Jon Arbuckle. Yes, Garfield... (read more)

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Sometimes She Lets Me: Best Butch/Femme Erotica
Sometimes She Lets Me: Best Butch/Femme Erotica
by Tristan Taormino
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Newave!: The Underground Mini Comix of the 1980s
Newave!: The Underground Mini Comix of the 1980s
by Michael Dowers
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Newave! is a thick, crazy collection of weird-o Xeroxed mini-comics from the '80s cartooning underground. Goofy, creepy, funny, bizarre comics by Jeff Gaither, Mary Fleener, XNO, Dennis Worden, Steve Willis, Portland's own J. R. Williams, and many, many... (read more)

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Like a Dog
Like a Dog
by Zak Sally
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Collecting the comic zines of Zak Sally (bassist in the band Low and creator of Sammy the Mouse), Like a Dog presents intense autobiographical shorts alongside claustrophobic fiction, poetic short works, and an account of Dostoyevsky's trial and... (read more)

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