Book Review

Book Review

Mighty Mighty

by on July 19, 2016

Mighty Mighty, by Wally Rudolph   It is easy to point out that the stories we tell each other are, at least in part, signs of the times in which we live.  Our fears and…

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by on July 17, 2016

Atta by Jarett Kobek   In the United States of America, it would seem that polarization is the order of the day. Beliefs that make it onto the Internet through social media are thoroughly scrutinized…

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A Bestiary

by on July 13, 2016

A Bestiary by Lily Hoang Review by Katharine Coldiron “A pack of dogs. A swarm of insects. A mischief of rats. / You desire the human equivalent.” So reads one of many fragments in Lily…

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by on June 30, 2016

Gaijin, by Jordan Okumura   There is no one way to process grief. We’ve all heard of Kubler-Ross’ five stages, but the process is as personal and unique as the people dealing with it. There…

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The Women

by on March 30, 2016

The Women, by Ashley Farmer   Ashley Farmer’s The Women (Civil Coping Mechanisms 2016) is many things: the result of unpacking and repacking research, a careful methodical exposure of the subjugation of women, a call…

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The Sky Isn’t Blue

by on March 15, 2016

The Sky Isn’t Blue, by Janice Lee   Bear with me for a moment. Have you ever been in group therapy? Group therapy has a stigma, partially deserved and largely undeserved, for being this boring,…

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Crepuscule w/ Nellie

by on February 20, 2016

Crepuscule w/ Nellie, by Joe Milazzo   Have you ever approached a task that you were unsure you could complete? Not because of time, but because of tools? When I was presented with Crepuscule w/…

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The Strangest

by on January 26, 2016

The Strangest by Michael J. Seidlinger The Strangest is a clever 21st century reimagining of the existentialist classic, The Stranger by Albert Camus. Michael J. Seidlinger (most recently the author of The Face of Any…

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Digby’s Hollywood Story

by on January 17, 2016

“Digby’s Hollywood Story”, by Thomas Fuchs             In an age of literature written for television and movies, an age of sequels and reboots, and an age of selfies, one wonders at the cultural relevance of…

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