Underground America: Voices of the Undocumented

From McSweeney’s Voice of Witness series, Underground America collects firsthand accounts from immigrants who have come in pursuit of a dream and found a complex, disturbing reality.

Junkie Noir: My Dreams Out In The Street

In My Dreams Out in the Street, people don’t just have one or two drinks. They have six or seven, and then they keep on going.

A Conversation With Michael Krasny

The Creosote Journal’s Zach Vasquez talks with Michael Krasny, host of KQED’s morning talk show Forum, about his new book.

I Am Not Sidney Poitier

Percival Everett’s picaresque novel suggests that people only get a true sense of their character when they are thrown head-first into drama.

Straddling the Line: Spiritual Envy

Michael Krasny’s Spiritual Envy: An Agnostic’s Quest adds a defense of doubt to the debate between religion and atheism.



Australian blogger/archivist PK’s book, Bibliodyssey, is a glimpse into a world where science and art were not so distant from each other.