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August 4, 2008

new month news

Can't wait to find out what Batman is up to next? "Duane Swierczynski’s BATMAN: MURDER AT WAYNE MANOR (Quirk) offers an absorbing glimpse into the Caped Crusader’s psyche." - School Library Journal

Sarah Weinman is calling GO-GO GIRLS OF THE APOCALYPSE an "incredibly funny, violent, panoramic and pulpy apocalyptic novel" and one of her Picks of the Week!

Some intrepid globetrotters over at The Independent are going "around the world in 80 sleuths". Their last stop? The South Pole with a copy of Greg Rucka's WHITEOUT.

Gary Phillips will be on this week reading his short story "Swift Boats for Jesus" from the anthology he edited, POLITICS NOIR: Dark Tales from the Corridors of Power from Verso.

If the summer heat has got you craving some ice cream or a fizzy drink, be sure to check out Elizabeth Somer's list of 15 Foods that Fool for healthy and tasty tips, tricks, and alternatives.

To find out more about "the glamorous life of Jo Barrett", head over to HTexas Magazine for Jo's monthly column and her thoughts on owning a ranch.

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