What happens when a multilingual world shuts itself off?
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...
THE GROTESQUE CHILD KIM PARKO 2016 Tarpaulin Sky 250 pages Review by RBrown “The new world was brought down by your quakes and leveled by your wind and sunk by your flood. Some of your children managed to survive and they floated...
“It was the kind of fever in which want burns”: A Review of Rebecca Aronson’s GHOST CHILD OF THE ATALANTA BLOOM
Ghost Child of the Atalanta Bloom Rebecca Aronson 2017 Orison Books 80 pages Review by REILLY COX Story teaches us that, when it comes to our demise, we have options. Accounts differ. Homer is killed by either a turtle...
Linda Russo begins her collection of creative and critical essays with a quote from Gertrude Stein: “Analysis is a womanly word./ It means they discover there are laws.”
I was late to reading Maggie Nelson’s Bluets. There is much that can be said about this book, and so much has already been said, that I am only going to concern myself with p90 on which Nelson states, “Recently, I found out that “les bluets” can translate as ‘cornflowers’
By the book’s end, the Australian is a little more mature, and a little more aware of the reality of the world, and a little more accepting of the fact that “everything unlikely is, by definition, possible.”
In this collection, the ghetto plays the hero; its charms and harms ready for tragedy or ascension.
What does it mean to metaphorize memory as a forest when the trees have been bombed to splinter and ash?
The collection contains thirteen stories, beginning with the expulsion of Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden and ending with the human colonization of Mars.