Dying of leukemia, Sverre H. Kristensen endeavoured to make the cute little funny animals in his final comic, Bad Pills suffer just as much as him. Matthew Damascus thinks he was successful.
Drugs, high diving, and the Civil War. What more do you want from a novel? James Mann looks at Elmore Leonard's 37th novel, Tishomingo Blues.
Russell Kesler teaches writing at the University of Central Florida and Rollins College. Now a former student, Troy Jewell, takes a look at the instructor's first collection of poetry, A Small Fire.