The volume’s spirited imagination is strong enough to compensate for flaws in its translation.
Take the poems slowly, enjoy the Cage-y silences, the concentrated words as they appear.
Editor Heidi E. Erdrich has brought together a richly varied selection of poems, chosen from first collections of poetry written by twenty-one Native poets since the year 2000.
Evidently, plain-spoken language plus doubt and apprehension equate to novels that, once opened, are very hard to put down.
Iliazd is more interested in working through all the possible reasons that generate behavior rather than grappling with issues of morality.
Bolivian author Liliana Colanzi delivers some risky, but important, messages in these enigmatic stories.
Rapture is a worthwhile curio that grapples, entertainingly, with Modernism’s artistic, structural, and revolutionary quandaries.
For a reader without the reference points of mid-twentieth century Lithuania and Poland, this deeply researched biography can be a slog.
George Prochnik’s biography of Gershom Scholem is flawed, but well worth reading, especially for those struggling with their Jewish and Israeli identities.
Alannah Hopkin demonstrates a near impeccable sense of craft, including a talent for coming up with surprises.