FOREIGN GODS INC tells the story of Ike, a New York-based Nigerian cab driver who sets out to steal the statue of an ancient war deity from his village and sell it to a New York gallery. Ike's plan is fueled by desperation. Despite a degree in economics, his strong accent has barred him from the corporate world. So he travels back to Nigeria to steal the statue, where he has to deal with old friends, family, and a mounting conflict between those in the village
The lore of the early days of hip hop has become the stuff of myth, so what better way to document this fascinating, epic true story than in another great American mythological medium — the comic book? An explosively entertaining, encyclopedic history of the formative years of the music genre that changed global culture.
A hurricane is building over the Gulf of Mexico, threatening the coastal town of Bois Sauvage, Mississippi, and Esch's father is growing concerned. A hard drinker, largely absent, he doesn't show concern for much else. But Esch has her own problems.
Tell us your current reading recommendations with your comments and a rating of 1 to 5 stars. During the contest period from December 6th to December 20th, FIVE lucky readers each will be randomly chosen to win a copy of INNOCENCE by Dean Koontz, THE PRINCE OF RISK by Christopher Reich, and ROBERT LUDLUM'S THE BOURNE RETRIBUTION by Eric Van Lustbader.
Thanksgiving marked the official start of the holiday season, which means we won’t be short on cheer or great movies and television shows to watch this month. Much like the chicken and the egg, we don’t know which came first, but quality entertainment and holiday spirit certainly have always had a long, happy and interdependent relationship. So, as with our spiral hams, let’s dig right in and unravel this month’s books on screen.