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Weekend Recommendations: Audiobooks, Books and Comics

Here’s the first half of what we covered in Friday’s podcast.


Audiobook of the Week: The Poe Shadow by Matthew Pearl, performed by Erik Singer. From Simon & Schuster.

Comedy Audiobook of the Week: Holmes on the Range by Steve Hockensmith, performed by William Dufris. From Tantor.

Poetry Audiobook of the Week: Essential Eliot by T. S. Eliot. From Caedmon.


History Book of the Week: Terry Jones’ Barbarians by Terry Jones & Alan Ereira. From BBC Books.

Movie-Related Book of the Week: Disaster Movies by Glenn Kay & Michael Rose. From Chicago Review Press.

Horror Book of the Week: Monster Island by David Wellington. From Thunder’s Mouth Press. Check out the official site here.

Business Book of the Week: The Long Tail by Chris Anderson. From Hyperion Books.

Thriller Book of the Week: The Ruins by Scott Smith. From Knopf.


Comics Books/Graphic Novels:

Art Collection of the Week: The Tale of Genji by Yoshitaka Amano. From Dark Horse.

Comic-Related Book of the Week: The Sandman Papers, edited by Joe Sanders. From Fantagraphics.

Crime Collection of the Week: Sam & Twitch: The Brian Michael Bendis Collection, Vol. 1 by Bendis, Ashley Wood and Alex Maleev. From Image Comics.

Graphic Novel/Collection of the Week: Phantom: Legacy by Ben Raab, Pat Quinn & Art Lyon. From Moonstone.

Comedy Collection of the Week: Cryptozoo Crew, Vol. 2, by Allan Gross & Jerry Carr. From NBM. Check out the official site here.

Kids Collection of the Week: Oddly Normal, Vol. 1 by Otis Frampton. From Viper Comics. Check out Otis Frampton’s blog.