Category Archives: Fiction

REVIEW – NW by Zadie Smith

Readers of Zadie Smith’s nonfiction will recognize the subject matter of her fourth novel as very close to what she’s portrayed as her personal life and philosophical preoccupations.

Review: This is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaz

by Alexandra Watson
Díaz has the ability to blend diverse modes, code-switching between academic English, street English, Spanish, Dominican Spanish. Few other authors could pull off a sentence such as: “You pass each other a couple of times a week and she’s a pleasure to watch, a gazelle really — what economy, what gait, and what an amazing fucking cuerpazo.”