There’s an evolution in contemporary Asian American literature from the usual immigrant story to something more nuanced and varied, something that’s more reflective of the varieties of “Asian Americaness”.
Spanish writer Sergi Pámies’ story collection, ‘The Art of Wearing a Trench Coat’, draws readers into deep, psychologically dense first-person narratives.
Robert Whiting’s aim in ‘Tokyo Junkie’ and all of his writing is to delineate the cultural differences and similarities between Japan and the United States.
Influential poet/occultist Aleister Crowley and inventor Nikola Tesla traveled in similar circles but never met. What might have happened if they had?
Virginie Despentes’ feminist arguments in her recently rebooted collection of essays, King Kong Theory, remain fresh and frustratingly relevant.
Ronald Brownstein’s ode to ’70s Los Angeles is, like so many California stories, less about a sustained moment than a bright and briefly thrilling mirage.
How much coke would a Conehead snort if a Conehead did snort coke? A lot says Laraine Newman in her memoir about her early days at Saturday Night Live.