J.D. Wilkes’s debut novel packs every Southern myth and legend into one epic, rollicking fricasseed Odyssey. Let’s call it Southern Gothabilly.
Author: Rufus F.
By subverting her narrative multiple times and in many different ways, the memoirist gives a good idea of the disorientation and terror of an abusive relationship.
A great and complicated story about an unhappy family where every member is unhappy in their own way.
Music writing as autobiography, poetry, & survival. Seriously, read “They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us” by Hanif Abdurraqib right the hell now.
Maybe we could call them “Ms.Topias,” these novels about suffering women under totalizing systems of patriarchal control. They seem to be having a moment.
In times of stress, it’s good to return to nourishing comfort food, which for me means Jim Harrison’s prose.
While getting by in strange times, I read a book of short stories about how average Ukrainians got by before and after the fall of Communism.
Tarkovsky’s final movie, about a man willing to sacrifice everything to undo the cataclysm engulfing his world, rings strangely true right now.
Do you have any books lying around that you keep intending to read once the time is right? Laura Spinney’s “Pale Rider” is one of those books for me.
Parenting is terrifying, if this novella is any indication. And Schweblin makes much of the sheer terror of parenting
On the once forgotten Hollywood storyteller and the recent biography that reminded us of her own story.