Moshfegh's Death in Her Hands makes readers feel willfully uncomfortable, unwillfully human, and potentially insane.
Ogadinma Or, Everything Will Be All Right, digs out a range of emotions—rage, expectation, admiration, admonition—which keep the reader turning page after page.
Marie Mutsuki Mockett’s journey begins among the tumbleweeds of Texas and finishes with a crawl over the Rockies and a descent into the fertile Snake...
Ryan’s own uninviting prose mirrors her philosophy about poetry: that it is not meant to be easy or satisfying.
Despite the fact that it takes place in 1871, The Illness Lesson feels eerily contemporary.
Irby’s signature sardonic voice nibbles playfully at your ear from the first page, where she dedicates the collection to Wellbutrin.
This novel is at its best in its moments of careful consideration of the anxieties of its main characters.
Comedian Cameron Esposito’s new book Save Yourself has landed on my shortlist of memoirs that blend interiority and laugh-out-loud wit.
Like all works of art, this book is an attempt to create patterns, to impose some order on our experience of the world.
King is able to capture the particular kind of youth Casey is struggling with perfectly: one where she hasn’t lived anywhere with a dishwasher since...
Finishing this manic, gripping novel may instigate a desire for a long, hot shower.
Kashua explores the ideas of migration, language, and nationality through a perpetual internal monologue that at times, seems to give away too much of the...