The Illuminated Burrow: A Sanatorium Journal, written by Romanian poet and novelist Max Blecher and translated by Gabi Reigh, is a meditation on the nature of significant moments, written as the author approached his death in 1938 at the age of twenty-eight.
Reviewed by Rick Henry
Alejandro Varela’s story collection is a motherlode of social criticism, made all the more poignant by its interwoven analysis of lust.
Reviewed by Eric Olson
As she does in her poetry, Anna Moschovakis effectively employs and interrogates language in her latest novel, Participation. Reviewed by Joseph Houlihan
Donnaldson Brown presents an adult assessment of the limits of love alongside a potent acknowledgment of the power of shared history. Reviewed by Eleanor J. Bader
Manuel Rivas's The Last Days of Terranova is like a bookstore: One is pleasantly overwhelmed by the many rich stories that sit near one another. Reviewed by John Kazanjian