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Brief review. The Woman and the Ape by Peter Høeg

The Woman and the Ape A nice treatment of the conflicts between our manufactured perfection and the perfection of the natural world. The woman comes from her perfect world and an ape, capable of speech and intelligence we often associate with humans is captured from his world. The two come together, live together in an […]

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Brief review. The Second Deadly Sin by Asa Larsson

The Second Deadly Sin Another very nice mystery/thriler by Asa Larsson featuring Rebecka Martinsson and Anna-Maria Mella. Great descriptions of the cold in northern Sweden near Lapland. Larsson’s stories are filled with dark turns and redemption. Another one nicely done.

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Brief Review. An Event in Autumn: A Kurt Wallander Mystery (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard Original)

An Event in Autumn: A Kurt Wallander Mystery (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard Original) A relatively short, but very good novel that features Kurt Wallander. Although there will be no more Kurt Wallander novels, and he was essentially done away with in a previous novel, this one seems to have been unearthed form Mankel’s previous writings. All […]

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Brief Review. A Conspiracy of Faith: A Department Q Novel by Jussi Adler-Olsen

A Conspiracy of Faith: A Department Q Novel by Jussi Adler-Olsen Another in the series of Alder-Olsen’s Department Q series. These books deal with an Inspector Carl Morck and his two assistants as they deal with what we call cold cases, ones that have not been solved for many years. It often turns out thought […]

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Brief Review. The Baklava Club: A Novel (Investigator Yashim) by Jason Goodwin

The Baklava Club: A Novel (Investigator Yashim) by Jason Godwin Having visited Istanbul I enjoyed reading this mystery/novel set in 19th Century Istanbul and written with historical accuracy. The plot moves along although I was disappointed in having guessed the primary perpetrator of one of several murders. However, the story is interspersed with descriptions of […]

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Review of APtBS show in Santa Cruz

KZSC Show Reviews: A Place to Bury Strangers – Events, Music News | KZSC Santa Cruz – ‘By the time it was over, nobody could hear but everybody in that room wanted to experience it again.’ review aptbs a place to bury strangers santa cruz

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Transfixiation Review March

Reviews of Transfixiation A Place to Bury Strangers – Transfixiation | Punknews.org – ‘ It’s my favorite album of A Place to Bury Strangers, and is highly recommended by stomp-box addicts like me, or anyone who is a fan of obnoxiously loud guitars a la the bands mentioned throughout this review. It’s all about the […]

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Review of APtBS show in Dallas 2015

Review of APtBS show in Dallas 2015 A Place to Bury Strangers Were Deafening at Club Dada | Dallas Observer – ‘If the audience were a chess opponent, APTBS would have put them in checkmate form the get-go.’ aptbs. a place to bury strangers dallas review

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Transfixiation Reviews late February 2015

The reviews of Transfixiation keep coming in: A Place To Bury Strangers @ MHOW: February 17, 2015 – “After nearly a decade, A Place To Bury Strangers is as explosive as ever.” aptbs a place ot bury strangers review brooklyn A Place To Bury Strangers – Transfixiation | mxdwn.com Reviews – “Whether Ackermann needs teeth […]

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Transfixiation review

A Place To Bury Strangers | Transfixation Album Review | Contactmusic.com – “The album captures the moment with new sounds and new ideas combined with a high level of detail; the pure finesse of ‘Transfixiation’ is something to be desired.” aptbs a place to bury strangers review transfixiation

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