Category: Literature

Forest Dark by Nicole Krauss 0

Forest Dark by Nicole Krauss

★★★☆☆ Nicole Krauss has taken a bold, introspective leap forward with her new novel Forest Dark: this is a difficult, densely intellectual book about memory, history, and the contemporary Jewish experience mixed with a Franz...

The Burning Girl by Claire Messud 0

The Burning Girl by Claire Messud

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Claire Messud’s The Burning Girl smolders with the nostalgia of a frayed preteen friendship bracelet: this transportive novel spans the formative summers of Julia and Cassie, two best friends...

The Grip of It by Jac Jemc 0

The Grip of It by Jac Jemc

★★★★☆ Moving in together, buying a house together, becoming a family: there are certain situations in life’s relationships that can feel more like a trial. However well you may know or love a person,...

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Eastman Was Here by Alex Gilvarry

★★★★☆ When a story’s main character possesses that ideal blend of questionable decisions and idiosyncratic worldviews, the resulting novel can really soar. Novelist Alex Gilvarry has accomplished this in the protagonist of Alan Eastman,...