An essay collection that speaks to personal experience while demonstrating broader truths about race in America.
In this interview, Charlee Dyroff talks to Briallen Hopper about her new essay collection, Hard to Love, out February 5, 2019.
The Chinese have a saying, "The judgment on one is final only when the lid on the coffin is closed."
For nearly 10 years, my haircuts were cheap and they were good. To me, in fact, they were excellent.
Twelve forthcoming releases that have our non-fiction loving hearts all aflutter, from works by icons like Toni Morrison to rising stars like Jia Tolentino.
If there’s something that you know, deep down, to be true, you will feel it in your gut, and that’s what you should write.
Kathryn Harrison says, with a wink to the reader: “I feel no allegiance to this hypothetical child who complicates what is simple.”
There are cameras in the cacti, drones in the sky, motion sensors buried in the ground: a Panopticon without limit or form.
As Smarsh unfolds her family's story, she offers sharp commentary on the structures that both shame the poor and perpetuate the cycle of poverty.
The book’s final line is a warning as much as an entreaty: “Don’t ever let them talk you out of being mad again.”
Injuries accreted. Bones were broken. And yet, I always recovered. Until I did not.
Matthew Komatsu traces the changing sense of veteran identity in the United States, from Vietnam to Afghanistan and Iraq.