REVIEW: Suicide Club by Rachel Heng

REVIEW: Suicide Club by Rachel Heng

Suicide Club Rachel Heng 2018 Henry Holt and Co. 338 pages Review by CHASE BURKE Can anything stop us from chasing the dream of immortality? Probably not. In the American tech sphere, there are already startups dedicated to “harvesting the blood of the young”, and...
Review: BLUETS by Maggie Nelson

Review: BLUETS by Maggie Nelson

Centaura cyanus Not Maggie Nelson Planted March 3rd Southern Exposure Seed Exchange Transplanting not recommended Review by SELMS I don’t read much memoir (people generally bore me), so I was late to reading Maggie Nelson’s Bluets. There is much that can be said about...
Review: THE AUSTRALIAN by Emma Smith-Stevens

Review: THE AUSTRALIAN by Emma Smith-Stevens

The Australian Emma Smith-Stevens 2017 Dzanc Books 224 pages Review by CHASE BURKE Like his image on the cover, the Australian—the otherwise-unnamed hero of Emma Smith-Stevens’s debut novel, which is also called The Australian—is the kind of person who looks to the...