And So We Die, Having First Slept delivers a love story in which love is portrayed not by romance, desire, or grand gesture, but is defined by acceptance, commitment, and beating the odds.
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The Crossing by Joseph Fasano Cider Press Review, 2018 $17.95 ISBN: 978-1-930781-53-5 On the cover of Joseph Fasano’s The Crossing, a detail of Adam and Eve by Andrey Mironov reads […]
It’s refreshing to get a perspective on military life that transcends sweeping policies and a culture of toxic masculinity to thoughtfully examine the complications of coming of age in the climate of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”
Alvarez’s fiction simmers with memory continuously.
I was intrigued by the premise of a young Manhattanite trying to “hibernate” for a year, as a way of resetting herself emotionally.
I think more highly of Heart X-rays now in my eighty-fourth year than I thought of Allen Ginsberg’s Howl when I heard him read it in 1956.
Pye’s characters are unique and complex, and readers will think about them long after they finish the book.
Readers are given both the realistic and the strange, quirkiness and wisdom, as Flick secures her position as master of the short and the short short story.
The leper character could be a kissing cousin of the anonymous narrator of Dostoyevsky’s Notes from Underground, giving voice to his sense of alienation, a worthy and weirdly satisfying collection.