Aquarium Drunkard Book Club :: Chapter Eight

Welcome back to the stacks. It’s Aquarium Drunkard’s Book Club, our recurring column of recent (or not so recent) recommended reading. This month, the short fiction of Henry Dumas, Leonora Carrington’s comedic novel, alchemical poetry from N.H. Pritchard, Stanley Crawford, and Scott McClanahan’s Crapalachia.

Aquarium Drunkard Book Club :: Chapter Five

Welcome back to the stacks. It’s Aquarium Drunkard’s Book Club, featuring looks at Jennifer Lucy Allan’s The Foghorn’s Lament, Joe Banks’ Hawkwind: Days of the Underground-Radical Escapism in the Age of Paranoia and more recent (and not so recent) recommended reading.

Aquarium Drunkard Book Club :: Chapter Four

Welcome back to the stacks. It’s Aquarium Drunkard’s Book Club, our monthly gathering of recent (or not so recent) recommended reading. Your librarians this month are Justin Gage, Nereya Otieno, and Kyle Fortinsky, exploring books on music, Black feminism, solitude, and the brutal (and shifting realities) of the late Lou Reed.

Aquarium Drunkard Book Club :: Chapter Two

In his 2011 book Mutants & Mystics: Science Fiction, Superhero Comics, and the Paranormal, Jeffrey J. Kripal writes: “Reality, if you will, comes to be in the space between the properly trained reader and the revealed text…Reading is mysticism.” With that in mind, welcome to the second chapter of the Aquarium Drunkard Book Club, a recurring series of reading recommendations.

Aquarium Drunkard Book Club :: Chapter One

Warren Zevon once said “We love to buy books because we believe we’re buying the time to read them.” But even if your towering “too read” can’t guarantee immortality, those pages can make life feel even more worth living. Welcome to the inaugural Aquarium Drunkard Book Club. This installment finds Tyler Wilcox guiding us through a few of his recent reads. Enjoy. More soon.