Maaza Mengiste
Reviews // 1 Articles

Beneath the Lion’s Gaze by Maaza Mengiste
22 Mar 2010 // 5:59 PM

Popular fiction in the vein of The Kite Runner, where moments of insightful characterization and elucidation of a culture and history are crushed by broad sentimentality and shoddy uplift.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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