Graphic Novel Reviews | January 2014


A new vision of Watson and Holmes, Copeland says Good Riddance, Honest Tea means business, this time Aquaman is trying too hard, and more graphic novels reviews from the January issue.

Q&A: Jean-Pierre Isbouts


Author Jean-Pierre Isbouts talks to LJ about Who’s Who in the Bible, from the January issue

Fast Scans | January 2014


A character-driven Attack, two films by Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray, The Broken, one of Film Movement’s finest, The Hunt for respect, and a beyond-the-pale guilty Passion

Trailers: What’s coming on DVD/Blu-ray | January 2014


Robert Redford soaking wet, young women in love, faith and music, fashion icons, and more

Video Reviews | January 2014


Reviews of Arcadia, The Greatest Ears in Town: The Arif Mardin Story, Citizen Hearst, and a full list of titles from the January issue.

Let’s Get Graphic: Creating Comics in Novel Ways | The Reader’s Shelf


LJ contributor Tom Batten on innovative storytelling combining pictures and words

Science Fiction/Fantasy Reviews | January 2014


Megan M. McArdle joins LJ, Jo Walton’s What Makes This Book So Great, James L. Cambias’s A Darkling Sea, Jeff VanderMeer’s Annihilation; check out the sf/fantasy column from the January issue

Science & Technology Reviews | January 2014


Terry Golson and Ben Fink’s The Farmstead Egg Guide & Cookbook, Ruth Kassinger’s A Garden of Marvels: How We Discovered That Flowers Have Sex, Leaves Eat Air, and Other Secrets of Plants, Michael Tunick’s The Science of Cheese, and a list of science and technology reviews from the January issue

Fiction Reviews | January 2014


Lisa Moore’s Caught, Ruth Reichl’s Delicious!, Violet Kupersmith’s The Frangipani Hotel, and a list of reviews from the January issue.

Going Local: Celebrating a Decade of Resident Writers


Akashic Books publisher Johnny Temple shares his passion and appreciation of Brooklyn-affiliated writers