January 2007 :: Print Reviews
What's for dinner? Better not look to Dirty Sugar Cookies for the answer, as it's low on recipes to begin with and Rose Petralia's too engrossed in Ayun Halliday's narration to even think of cooking.
After reading this new collection of Andersen's classic yet slightly twisted tales, Chris Catania will never look at the Little Mermaid the same way again.
Can a Cold War-era spy find love in the 21st Century? The box office returns for Casino Royale say YES. If you want an idea why James Bond is still such a cultural force, the essays in this volume give you a lot to think about. Bob Pomeroy tells you about the good and the not so good from the Bond debates.
This new collection of Asian packaging and design art reminds Heather Lorusso that sometimes the most interesting things to see in Japan are everyday objects.
Ouch! Rhona Scoville not only changes the channel on this collection of poetry, but she smashes the remote and throws the television out the window in prime Keith Moon style.
Photographer Abby Banks went on a 25-city tour of "punk houses" across the U.S. to create this unique coffeetable book that pays tribute to this artistic underground of "hippie punks." Jen Cray is ready to crash.
What does a literary critic want from a literary critic? Eric J. Iannelli finds the answer in Reading Writing, the first English translation of nonagenarian Julien Gracq's unique musings on the republic of letters.