Twenty stories of mixed signals, strange lands, and one-night stands in America and beyond.
04 Nov 2017
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine, now being adapted for a feature film, artfully balances dark humor and cathartic pathos.
27 Sep 2017
The four lives of Archie Ferguson do not add up to more than the sum of their parts.
15 Feb 2017
This shoots for the angsty New York comedy of Woody Allen, but it suffers from that which Allen so famously called grounds for divorce: insufficient laughter.
02 Aug 2016
All the rowdy little devils from Persitan have settled down here, a bit, but Rushdie's mischievousness will not be tamed.
09 Sep 2015
Ladders to Fire and Seduction of the Minotaur, two of Anaïs Nin's most self-reflexive works, examine the sexual tensions rooted deeply in the female consciousness.
21 May 2015
There’s talk of war, rape, disease -- all things we associate with the worst of adulthood. But Newman never lets us forget that these are children.
23 Apr 2015
Like the cobwebs and spider webs that colonize a neglected basement, Haruki Murakami’s filamentous plot threads trail uncannily across our psyches.
17 Sep 2014
Austin Grossman's You is kind of like one long advertisement for the sanctity of the video game and the coolness of working in the video games industry.
10 Jul 2013
War is not just fought between armies, as the characters on Sal Mal Lane choose to believe, but it's fought in the home, at school, and at work. In fact, every character here is at war with himself or herself in some way.
15 May 2013
This collection is meticulously crafted, perfectly realized, and expressed in language that rivals music in its ability to convey emotion with purity and boundless imagination.
28 Nov 2011
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