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Hightimes – Cannabis Compendium – Review of Marijuana Chronicals

Stop the presses. I know you’re not going to believe it but it’s official: Hightimes reviewed The Marijuana Chronicles in their September Issue. Never thought I’d see my name in High Times. Who says you can’t surprise an old dog?!  

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Review of “Lola” from New Jersey Noir

My short story for New Jersey Noir anthology called “Lola” was reviewed at Little Big Crime Blog. “I didn’t think this story was going to be my favorite of the week.  It felt like a pretty ordinary piece at first.  But stories, like people for that matter, can surprise you. The narrator is a would-be Read more…

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Santlofer’s Novel More Graphic Than Most – USA Today

By Carol Memmott, USA TODAY Self-portraits aren’t unusual — unless the artist is using himself as the model for a corpse. In Anatomy of Fear (William Morrow, $24.95), author and artist Jonathan Santlofer does just that. “It is a little creepy,” concedes Santlofer, whose genre-defying, sketch-filled work of fiction, subtitled A Novel of Visual Suspense, Read more…

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A Writing Life Imitates Art – Publishers Weekly

By Karen Holt Jonathan Santlofer writes his heroes tall. “I’m 5’7″ so I like to compensate,” he says. And he writes them brave, something else he insists he’s not. “I’m a big baby. If I see a knife on the table, I think it’s going to jump up and stab me.” But Santlofer and his Read more…

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An Artistic Mystery – New York City Daily News

by Deidre Stein Greben Breezing down the LIE with no traffic may sound like the stuff of fiction, and in Jonathan Santlofer’s new thriller, “The Killing Art,” it is. The road trip in question, from Manhattan to the tony hamlets of the East End, occurs a little past daybreak in the dead of winter. It Read more…

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Brush With Death – Slate Magazine

by Carol Kino There’s a terrific art world novel out this season, and it isn’t Updike’s. American art novels tend to come in two varieties—commercial and literary. The commercial kind tends to focus on chic-but-sleazy openings and socializing, which are undoubtedly the most vapid, least interesting aspect of the scene. The literary kind usually gives Read more…

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Page Turner of the Week – People Magazine

   

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