Reviews Archives - The Millions
October 21, 2016
At times the book feels more like a thought experiment than an immersive novel.
October 18, 2016
Quist always has his feet firmly planted in multiple homelands: Maryland and South Carolina, U.S. and Thailand, the double consciousness of being both black and American.
October 14, 2016
Celedón wrote this book with an antique stamp collection he found at an office supply sale. The result feels as much like an art exhibit, as it does a novel.
October 12, 2016
“Upstream” comes highly recommended.
October 11, 2016
If a story of a woman going west to find herself doesn’t sound original, it’s Dermansky’s delivery that makes this short novel perfectly delectable.
October 11, 2016
If you haven’t read Randa Jarrar, it’s time to.
September 30, 2016
by Bill Morris
James McBride’s ‘Kill ‘Em and Leave’ is a scorchingly honest examination of the racial divide that explains why America continues to be a bloody and schizophrenic place.
September 29, 2016
by Evan Allgood
Loner is not about bullying’s bloody aftermath, or how Mental Health Services can do more to thwart shootings on school campuses. It’s about men — in particular, white men of privilege — feeling entitled to women’s bodies.
September 28, 2016
Economic, political and social violence are senseless, and render us unable to tell neat linear narratives about injustice and protest.
September 19, 2016
He’s the guy with the electric eyes and unkempt hair. The guy with the daddy issues and the temper and the drug problem. We are the good girls. We don’t drink or make trouble. We come from good families. So why do we need to tame that wild thing?