By Mats C. Louise Erdrich’s latest novel starts off with a bang—literally. A shot is fired off Landreaux Irons’s rifle. Landreaux has been targeting a buck but a moment of blur costs him the majestic mammal and instead, what he […]
By Ilia U. Yes, there are alternate timelines, incurable plagues, and consciousness generators. It is, after all, a sci-fi thriller romp across the multiverse. But Dark Matter‘s true strength is in the characterization of its protagonist – who serves as […]
By Ish Before I wrote this review, I was asked, “What is the difference between this book and all the others that Gaiman wrote?” I said, “A lot.” The other books I’ve read of his were novels, graphic and prose. […]
By Hannah B. If there is one thing that stuck with me after reading The Fall of Butterflies, it is the power of expectation, of being limited by it and breaking free from it. The blurb on the back of this brightly […]
By Cat A. 1969, California. Fourteen-year-old Evie Boyd, the voice behind Emma Cline’s The Girls, invites readers to dip their toes into a pool of hippie vibrations, adolescent abandon, and a summer of violence. It begins with Evie alone in […]
By Mio Jhumpa Lahiri’s latest book, In Other Words, is the first of its kind in two respects: it’s the first of Lahiri’s non-fiction books, and it’s the first full-length work that she’s written entirely in Italian.