Weekly Comics Round-Up: ‘God Country’ and ‘Kill or Be Killed’

This week on Chuck Load of Comics, Chuck and Shauna share their picks of the week (Kill or be Killed and God Country from Image Comics) and discuss Star Trek Discovery, Suicide Squad 2, and the upcoming Netflix series, Castlevania, in “90-Second Nerd News.” You can watch this week’s video below, or visit their YouTube page … More Weekly Comics Round-Up: ‘God Country’ and ‘Kill or Be Killed’

George Saunders Astonishes with His First Novel ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’

George Saunders secured his spot in the American literary canon on the strength of his short stories alone. But with the exception of a couple novellas, he hadn’t written a work of sustained length. So readers were left to wonder: Could he write a novel that’s any good? We have the answer. … More George Saunders Astonishes with His First Novel ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’

Viet Thanh Nguyen Tells Stories of the Nationless in ‘The Refugees’

In a New York Times opinion column last September, Viet Thanh Nguyen wrote, “Many people have characterized my novel, The Sympathizer, as an immigrant story, and me as an immigrant. No. My novel is a war story and I am not an immigrant. I am a refugee who, like many others, has never ceased being … More Viet Thanh Nguyen Tells Stories of the Nationless in ‘The Refugees’