MISTAH KURTZ! ON 20 BEST BOOKS OF 2016 LIST June 28, 2016November 22, 2017 JReichFiction, Mistah Kurtz! Mistah Kurtz! A Prelude to Heart of Darkness has been named as one of the 20 Best Books of 2016 So Far by Cultured Vultures Magazine. You can see the fine company that the novel finds itself in over HERE.