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Ice by Anna Kavan 0

Ice by Anna Kavan

★★★☆☆ Originally published fifty years ago and recently reissued in an anniversary edition with supplemental texts by Jonathan Lethem and Kate Zambreno, Anna Kavan’s Ice is a story of a man obsessed. A nameless...

Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi 0

Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi

★★★☆☆ Translated from the Arabic, Ahmed Saadawi’s Frankenstein in Baghdad updates a classic from the literary canon into a devastating, modern-day political allegory. In an attempt to give a rightful burial to the countless...

Built by Roma Agrawal 0

Built by Roma Agrawal

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ The wind blows, the ground shakes, and your home remains standing whether it is stick-built or a skyscraper of steel and concrete. There are specific reasons why this is...

A Good Idea by Cristina Moracho 0

A Good Idea by Cristina Moracho

★★☆☆☆ After graduating high school, Finley leaves her mom in NYC to visit her dad in Maine for the summer. But as Cristina Moracho shows in A Good Idea, everything has changed since Finley’s...