Spaceman of Bohemia by Jaroslav Kalfar
Reading the first pages of Jaroslav Kalfar’s Spaceman of Bohemia, I found myself thinking of that old David Bowie song – Space Oddity. It seemed to be following the same recipe – take a man, put him in a spaceship, and then send him alone into the unknown reaches of outer space...
To Squeeze a Prairie Dog by Scott Semegran
Toward the end of Scott Semegran’s humorous and highly enjoyable novel, To Squeeze a Prairie Dog, the character J.D. is walking through a cemetery reading the epitaphs on every headstone he sees. “All of these people must have lived fascinating lives,” he decides.