Ways of Looking at a Ghost Town: On Julian Mithra’s Unearthingly
Perhaps, Mithra seems to be suggesting, it’s not so much the veracity of a notion that matters, but instead the weight it comes to bear in the world.
On Motherhood and Friendship: How Three Women Discover the Self in Dele Weds Destiny
The themes surrounding love, friendship, desire, and motherhood will touch the hearts of so many readers who venture into the pages of this book.
The Smoke is Me, Burning: C.A. Blintzios Sets Fire to Trauma and Dances Around the Flames
Blintzios’s enviable economy of language conjures an utterly heart-stopping, breathtaking sensation discovered in the rarest of reading experiences.
“So, What Are You?”: Navigating Intersectional Identity in You’ve Changed
Representation matters, and You’ve Changed is a testament to that.
On the Vulnerability of a South Asian Muslim Woman: My Grief, the Sun by Sanna Wani
What struck me the most is Wani’s nuanced and realistic expression of spirituality and Islam.
On Archives and Authorship: Lee Kravetz’s The Last Confessions of Sylvia P.
Throughout the book, Kravetz seamlessly blends fact and fiction in order to bring readers right up to the periphery of the impenetrable world of Sylvia Plath.
Equestrian Monuments: Translating the Moments of Nostalgia and Reflection
This ominous “you” appears throughout the series, indicating longing and comparison to the past.
The American Gaze on Silent Winds, Dry Seas
Silent Winds, Dry Seas is a novel primarily about Mauritius and Mauritians, and a sensitivity to this point as well as an understanding of who we are is a must if the work is to be assessed on merit.