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Why I’ll Always Support Indie Books

If you've been following my reviews, you'll notice I haven't reviewed any books from a mainstream press for Cultured Vultures. I have done reviews of mainstream books on other sites, but the vast majority of what I review have been…

BOOK REVIEW: Kanley Stubrick by Mike Kleine

A girl's shoes go missing. Then she goes missing. Her boyfriend tries to find her, gives up, but then tries again. Eventually, he finds himself thrown into a prison. “He can feel Satan in the earth below Him directly under His feet. On a…

How to Get Book Review Copies

If you're interested in reviewing books, whether for publications, for your own blog, or just for Amazon and Goodreads, you'll, of course, need to get copies of books to review. You can always buy books to review, but many authors and…

BOOK REVIEW: Benjamin by Pedro Proenca

Benjamin is a balloon. Because he's incapable of moving around on his own, he needs the help of an obese boy with no head to get around. He used to live in a bookstore in the mall, but after the owner is captured by green men and fed to the…

BOOK REVIEW: Rainbows Suck by Madeleine Swann

“No-one knew where the rainbows came from, nor why they were so excited by this simple world, yet they appeared on every talk show about the amazing opportunity they were offering. Every host wore the same expression—wide eyed, incredulous…

6 Indie Authors You Need to Read

The internet's made it easier than ever to find new authors to read outside of major publishers. In fact, there are so many out there worth reading, it can be difficult to know where to start. Despite the problems the internet and ebooks…

BOOK REVIEW: In Their Arms by Thomas Moore

The unnamed narrator of Thomas Moore's second novel is a gay art journalist who becomes increasingly alienated from his friends and apathetic towards his job. He tries to find solace in random hookups and tries to connect with strangers on…

Dennis Cooper vs. Google: The Conclusion

As I had covered here before, Google removed transgressive author Dennis Cooper's blog and email on June 27th. They gave no explanation to Cooper. Because of how the blog had been a hub for underground literature, it caused a major outcry.…