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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v13n23 (06/05/2014) » Section: Summer Guide: Summer Reads


Book Review - Theo, by Ed Taylor

Find this attractive new publication tucked into the Local Authors shelf at Talking Leaves Books. “Theo” was published in the UK earlier this year, but many of us have been awaiting the launch of Ed Taylor’s debut novel in our community. Taylor is a Professor of Literature at Buffalo State College, a published poet and short fiction writer, as well as the former executive director of Just Buffalo Literary Center.

Book Review - Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief, by Lawrence Wright

Following earlier attempts to get at the heart and soul of Scientology, such as Paula Cooper’s “The Scandal of Scientology (1971) and Bent Corydon’s L. Ron Hubbard, Messiah or Madman? (1987), is Going Clear, Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief (2013) Only the most recent attempt to reveal the “thriving cult of greed and power.” According to an ex-church leader, Pulitzer Prize winning author Lawrence Wright’s incisive investigation is compelling reading.

David Sedaris at Talking Leaves

David Sedaris, the perennially hilarious humorist, satirist, and author of such keystones of the boozy canon of dark American comedy as Naked, Holidays on Ice, and Me Talk Pretty One Day, is coming to Buffalo.

The Best New Summer Reads



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