Milk Fed is a funny, erotic, and pleasure-affirming novel about what happens when one woman unleashes her “monstrous” desires—to eat, to have sex with who she wants, to set boundaries with toxic relatives, and to present herself in less conventionally…
Poring over an old atlas, Silverman can trace the places and episodes of her difficult past to map the urgency and central drive of the book: what explains the narrator’s life-long fear and obsession with death, and what does it…
This is Leilani at her funniest, and Edie at her most, well, relatable.
With psychological clarity and emotional precision, Febos revisits the past to rewrite the future.
The book tackles a myriad of themes. It moves seamlessly between spirituality and sexuality, from religion to relationships, and from Siddhartha’s Buddhism to Sleeping Beauty. It combines fact with fiction, folklore with fairytale, and desire with danger.
An elaborate disappearing act, Tea Hacic-Vlahovic’s novel plots a young woman’s debaucherous romp through Milan’s high society as she acclimates her existing problems to a new milieu saturated by the fashion world and its attendant vices.
A novel that reminds you just how hyper-aware the world has become since the early 2010s—the war between genders, races, classes—and yet never loses sight of its timeless keystone: the strength of the bonds built by women, between women.
Diamond’s gaze, astute and compelling, is critical not only of the object of its inquiry but also of itself—of the hesitant, intricate love we have for the places that shaped us.
Orang’s narrative is one that resists categorization; combining poetry, nonfiction, and philosophy, she brings forth a book that challenges the reader to meditate on the same questions and insights that drove her through the process of writing, searching, and living.
Into this summer of our discontent comes poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil’s first book of essays World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments. Here is everything that’s been missing: family, food, travel, immersion in nature, the abundance…
Wood cunningly uses the reader’s knowledge so that, at decisive points, they either read with or against the grain of this text.
Romalyn Ante’s debut collection presents an important and magical display of culture and perspective.