Book Review: Of Human Hearts and Hog Parts by Elizabeth Bedlam

A disturbing, sad, transcendentally beautiful book. Ashley is a fourteen-year old schizophrenic trying to integrate into society after years of institutionalization. Her attempts at quasi-normality are complicated by a burgeoning obsession with an avant-garde poet known only as Hog Head, of whom little is known but a host of rumors, each more disturbing than the …

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Book Review: Industrial Divinity by Regina Watts

Imagine a sadomasochistic performance artist who could die and resurrect over and over again. Who could be flayed, dismembered, devoured, and subjected to any number of artful atrocities. That’s the premise of Industrial Divinity. Watts takes this premise, does pretty much everything you could imagine with it, and some things you probably couldn’t. The book …

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