Review of PULL ME UNDER by Kelly Luce

Review of PULL ME UNDER by Kelly Luce

Pull Me Under By Kelly Luce FSG. 2016.   Back when I taught English in Japan, the worst thing that happened to me was being denied entrance to a few restaurants. Kelly Luce, author of Pull Me Under (Farrar, Strauss & Giroux), wasn’t so lucky. In this New York...
Review of THE LOSS OF ALL LOST THINGS by Amina Gautier

Review of THE LOSS OF ALL LOST THINGS by Amina Gautier

The Loss of All Lost Things by Amina Gautier Elixir Press. 2015. Maybe there is no hierarchy of suffering, no hierarchy of loss. Then again, of course there is. In “Lost and Found,” the first story in Amina Gautier’s lovely collection, The Loss of All Lost Things, a...
Review of DESOLATION OF AVENUES UNTOLD by Brandon Hobson

Review of DESOLATION OF AVENUES UNTOLD by Brandon Hobson

Desolation of Avenues Untold by Brandon Hobson Civil Coping Mechanisms. 2015. I’m probably not the intended audience for Desolation of Avenues Untold, by Brandon Hobson, though my experience of reading the book was singular. It’s a decidedly unusual work of fiction, a...
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