To be a migrant worker in America is to relearn the basic skills of living. Imagine doing that in your 60s and 70s, when you thought you'd be retired.
18 Nov 2017
If space is time—and space is literally time in the comics form—the world of the novel is a temporal cage. Manuele Fior pushes at the formal qualities of that cage to tell his story.
This stellar anthology offers a spiritual journey into not just the soul but the very heart of rock 'n' roll's origins.
The Shape of Water is a plea to stop seeing the "other" in people, while masterfully remaining more charming than didactic.
Turning the pages of The Best American Nonrequired Reading to find Tweets or sheet music creates the kind of unexpected surprise that's often encountered in digital space, but seldom in print.
Lauren Markham's The Far Away Brothers puts forth the story of two young lives caught up in the pressing need to immigrate.
By picking up his subject after the most infamous event in Wilde's life, Frankel is able to rebuild the narrative of Wilde's post-prison life from the detritus of his public undoing.
A minor masterpiece, Certain Women is a profound meditation on the ways people temporarily buoy themselves from life's banalities, injustices, and disappointments.
While there are many real-world parallels of evil empires that plunder, going back to the days of the pyramids, not even the most blood-thirsty ruler could do so on the scale of the Empire.
There are a lot of strong female characters here. There are just as many, however, who are fit only to remind us of how far we have to go.
This collection is a remarkable look at the transformative and thrilling "sounds" the essay can make when given the chance to play as many different instruments as possible.