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November 3, 2016
Oblivion allows some lives to be forgotten while others proceed in pleasant calm. It allows oppression to go on.
October 31, 2016
But The Art of Waiting isn’t memoir. It lacks the interrogation and consideration of what it truly means to mother beyond the heteronormative definitions of vaginal birth and sharing your offspring’s DNA.
October 28, 2016
Gleick’s hybrid of history, literary criticism, theoretical physics, and philosophical meditation is itself a time-jumping, head-tripping odyssey.
October 27, 2016
Correa writes to remind us of the deadly consequences of closed borders, neglected refugees, and maligned and forgotten immigrants.
October 25, 2016
by J.C. Hallman
If you never read a book that was written by someone you know, then you never come truly face to face with the sad inadequacy of real life, which is the reason books exist in the first place.
October 25, 2016
Bennett’s characters struggle to know one another while navigating a morass of regret, bitterness, and desire; the result is a drama of feeling that explores how trauma shapes the contours of our lives and delineates the limits to our intimacy.
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.