Review of EVERYBODY’S SON by Thrity Umrigar

Review of EVERYBODY’S SON by Thrity Umrigar

  Everybody’s Son by Thrity Umrigar. Harper Collins. 2017 Can we ever escape the consequences of an immoral action, even if we think some good will come out of it? Thrity Umrigar, a prominent Indian-American writer, a professor, a journalist, and a Nieman...
Review of Sidewalk Dancing by Letitia Moffitt

Review of Sidewalk Dancing by Letitia Moffitt

  In Sidewalk Dancing, Letitia Moffitt gives us scenes from the lives of a family of three, telling their story in a collection of tales. The stories, most of which have been individually published in magazines, work on their own though they are best read as chapters...
Review of As Sweet as Honey by Indira Ganesan

Review of As Sweet as Honey by Indira Ganesan

  Readers of Indira Ganesan’s latest novel, As Sweet as Honey, will find themselves in Pi, “the tiniest crescent-shaped bindi above the eyebrows to Sri Lanka’s tear, a small spit of an island floating in the Bay of Bengal, resembling Madras when Madras was Madras and...
Slow Burn: A Review of The Newlyweds by Nell Freudenberger

Slow Burn: A Review of The Newlyweds by Nell Freudenberger

    Last year, Nell Freudenberger, hailed by Granta as one of the Best Young American novelists and distinguished by the New Yorker as one of the “20 under 40,”  released the novel The Newlyweds. Her previous two books were New York Times Book Review Notables. She...