As my second wave feminist companion said as we left the theater, “That was hilarious. And I am SO ANGRY.”
From the first page of Martha Ackmann’s new book on Emily Dickinson, you know you’re reading something entirely different.
Storytelling is big business in concert halls these days, and as a yarn spinner Sarah Walker is in a class her own.
The apocalyptic mayhem is glorious and certainly cathartic. Still, I have to ask: is this how women will rise up and take what’s ours? With violence?
There’s a funny, parabolic quality to the emotional weather in Weather — amidst all the unsettling harbingers, the sensation of being in end times, there is still love.
Carolynn Kingyens’s debut book of poems, Before the Big Bang Makes a Sound, reminds us of our everyday struggles.
Strange Hotel focuses on a woman’s life in middle age, suspended between the hollow satisfactions of memory and anxiety about the future.
Go feast your eyes.
The only way forward, to go beyond American myths of innocence, is to confront the enduring crimes of the past.
I was blown away by how good After We Leave looks, its subtlety and plausibility and confident simplicity.