Book Reviews Archive
Rodriques examines what it is to reconsider male friendship in adulthood, to balance newfound beliefs and acceptances.
Cerpa navigates the helplessness of trying to express what is inexpressible amid the cruel accrual of despair.
In her new novel, Rivka Galchen explores insidious philosophical terrain with incisive intellect and humor, once again proving herself to be one of contemporary fiction’s sharpest minds.
The driving pulse of Zakiya Harris’s debut novel is a sharp critique of the publishing industry’s lack of diversity.
Yelena Moskovich’s novel is loose, dreamy, and symbol-packed. Characters morph and become nightmarish versions of themselves, and it is unclear if the transformation is real or only a bad dream.
De Waal pays homage to delicate, restrained elegance of good style, a kind of style that requires keen perception, artisanal knowledge, and sensitivity.
Cusk's new novel is worth reading for its sharp descriptions and powerful story alone, but it’s the in-depth exploration of the purpose of art that makes the story meaningful.
Jhumpa Lahiri’s new novel beautifully showcases the way we experience life: the moments that are most important—the turning points—are often only realized in retrospect.
Divya Victor’s new collection is a moving critique of the South Asian immigrant experience within post 9/11 America.
Caleb Azumah Nelson’s highly anticipated debut celebrates Black art and explores generational trauma.