Undermajordomo Minor by Patrick deWitt

They say you should never judge a book by it’s cover and that’s probably good advice but every now and then a cover just demands your attention. Undermajordomo Minor the forthcoming title by Patrick deWitt has really got us excited here at Roe River Books. His last novel The Sisters Brothers (possessor of a fine…

Maus Banned In Russia For Its Cover

Art Spiegelman’s Pulitzer prize-winning graphic novel about the Holocaust, Maus, has some very memorable cover art. It pictures a pair of mice — representing Jews — huddling beneath a cat-like caricature of Adolf Hitler. Behind the feline Hitler is a large swastika! That last element has become a problem for Maus this spring. For Russian…