hobart logo

Showing results for Book Review

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.

Recent Books

Pregaming Grief

Danielle Chelosky

Is this new relationship self-sabotage in disguise, or is it the cure?

Who Killed Mabel Frost?

Miss Unity

I thought I was unhappy as a man. Turns out I was just unhappy…


Garielle Lutz

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