Given the country’s current existential crisis, this genre-bending, ambitious-to-the-max debut novel about an uprising in Puerto Rico comes at the perfect time.
Bolivian author Liliana Colanzi delivers some risky, but important, messages in these enigmatic stories.
Colm Tóibín travels back to ancient Greece in House of Names, a vibrant retelling of the tragedy of the House of Atreus.
Rapture is a worthwhile curio that grapples, entertainingly, with Modernism’s artistic, structural, and revolutionary quandaries.
Alannah Hopkin demonstrates a near impeccable sense of craft, including a talent for coming up with surprises.
Sara Baume’s sophomore novel insists that we rethink the value of empathy: depend on it, yes, but also be suspicious.
These tales have an incendiary energy, but Osama Alomar handles his narrative explosives with restraint, wisdom, care, and precision.
A beautiful, if somewhat meandering, series of vignettes on the writer’s lifelong relationship with cigarettes.
In The Lesser Bohemians, Eimear McBride seems to be determined to combat the soullessness of pornography.
The Get Down has the tragic resonance it deserves, though Baz Luhrmann pulls back from confronting the narrative’s political implications.