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May 15, 2024 | Book Review

A Study in Time Lapse: Alphabetical Diaries, Memory, and Mundanity

Lennie Roeber-Tsiongas

Sheila Heti has a bad memory. She’s sitting on the stage of the Mark Taper Auditorium in the Los Angeles Central Library, wearing a velvet jumpsuit with gold tendrils and black lace tights. Heti tells

April 25, 2024 | Book Review


David Kuhnlein

To a degree rarely rivaled, Sean Kilpatrick lives for words. Tantrums is a testament to the last twenty years of his life, and includes absolutely batshit scripts, joyfully brutal fiction, and

April 22, 2024 | Book Review

A Book As An Epiphany: A Review Of Nicolette Polek's 'Bitter Water Opera'

Danielle Chelosky

Bitter Water Opera is one of the most beautiful books I’ve ever read.

December 11, 2023 | Book Review

Grief Is Information: A Review Of Blake Butler's 'Molly'

Danielle Chelosky

Molly, in its three hundred and twelve pages, transcends time and space, life and death.

November 3, 2023 | Book Review

Booze, Bullshit & Buttfucking: A Review

Jay Velarde

Booze, Bullshit & Buttfucking is one of those books you can only describe with negative adjectives, despite your enjoyment of it. It’s quick and easy and invigorating in the way stimulants often

September 8, 2023 | Book Review

William Burroughs and Sheila Heti on a post-harcore band tour bus, Dante as tour manager, Italo Calvino the support band: A review of Geoff Rickly's debut novel Someone Who Isn't Me

Adelaide Faith

Part I of the book is titled Forest

July 18, 2023 | Book Review

Book Review of Nazlı Koca’s The Applicant

John Gu

She wanders a Sisyphean circuit around Berlin: to meetings with immigration lawyers, uninspiring parties, lame poetry readings.

May 30, 2023 | Book Review

Classified Insanity-Inducing Weapons: Gloria Naylor's '1996'

Katie Frank

“To be inside of someone's mind has to be the sexiest thing in the world.”



March 3, 2023 | Book Review

Lovely Pamela: A Review of Love, Pamela: A Memoir of Prose, Poetry and Truth

Barrie Miskin

There’s an impulse to reduce the Tommy and Pam love story to easy pop-psychology terms: they had a trauma bond, he had a Madonna/Whore complex after she became a mother.

February 19, 2023 | Book Review

In the Eyes of Elephants: A Review of Prince Harry's 'Spare'

Katie Frank

I thought maybe I would learn something about how to be less judgemental, or something.

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Garielle Lutz

Garielle's longest, most peculiar, most particularized book. A sure-to-be collector's item. Not be be missed!