By Deanne Sole
For all its musical experiments, the album has the simple appeal of a potboiler novel: it picks up a flag of roaring melodrama and flourishes it rampantly, in triumph.
War and the Novel of Integrity in 'The Story of a Brief Marriage'
Beth Ditto: Fake Sugar
'Dear Ijeawele', Dear Tired Church Ladies
Cigarettes After Sex: Cigarettes After Sex
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit: The Nashville Sound
Junot Díaz's Favorite Short Stories: the Future of American Literature Shines Bright
How Fragile Relationships and Plans Can Be in Cara Hoffman's Running
'OKNOTOK' and the Nostalgic Radiohead
"Spaceplan is a goofy game that still manages to pack a potent emotional punch.