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Book Review: Winter Of Despair

Winter Of Despair, by Cora Harrison I have read four books by the author now and all of them have been fantastic historical mysteries. That is generally a good sample as far as the quality of work of the author … Continue reading

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Book Review: Awkward

Awkward, by Svetlana Chmakova This is a book that practically writes itself. When I first started reading the book, I wondered if the author was trying to make one of those comments that shows art as being hostile to science, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Loneliness Of The Long-Distance Cartoonist

The Loneliness Of The Long-Distance Cartoonist, by Adrian Tomine I must admit that I am not very familiar with any of the author’s previous work, and as this is a work which seeks to trade upon the familiarity that people … Continue reading

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Book Review: Como Te Llamas?

Como Te Llamas?: Everyday Llamas You Might Know, by Kristin Llamas This book is not quite what one would expect, and if it’s not a very serious book in any way, it is certainly an enjoyable look at llamas. In … Continue reading

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Book Review: Wiener Dog Art: A Far Side Collection

Wiener Dog Art: A Far Side Collection, by Gary Larson While much of this work, published in 1990, will be familiar to those who have read a lot of familiar material, there are still some things here that are new … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Far Side Gallery 2

The Far Side Gallery 2, by Gary Larson This selection of Far Side cartoons was especially familiar to me because I had just read and reviewed the collections from which this book was drawn, namely “Bride Of The Far Side,” … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Far Side Gallery 1

The Far Side Gallery 1, by Gary Larson Reading this book is likely to be a very familiar experience for readers, especially those readers who have read previous far side collections which have then been combined into this one. As … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Curse Of Madam “C”

The Curse Of Madam “C”: A Far Side Collection, by Gary Larson One thing that separates this particular collection of Gary Larson from many other Far Side collections, and certainly makes this a worthwhile one to read for fans who … Continue reading

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Book Review: Night Of The Crash-Test Dummies: A Far Side Collection

Night Of The Crash-Test Dummies: A Fair Side Collection, by Gary Larson This book, published in 1988, demonstrates that for years and years Larson’s ability to coax humorous cartoons out of sled chickens and animals trying to camouflage themselves in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Wildlife Preserves: A Fair Side Collection

Wildlife Preserves: A Far Side Collection, by Gary Larson Published in 1989, Gary Larson was already a pretty popular cartoonist by the time that this particular collection was published, and this collection continues the author’s interest in absurd situations and … Continue reading

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