Katie Peyton on the satisfying artifacts of truth in Kristopher Jansma’s The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards
Eric Dean Wilson on the rushing river of language in Dara Wier’s You Good Thing.
Andrea Quaid on love poetry’s lineage in Julian Talamantez Brolaski’s Advice for Lovers.
In part one of a three part series, Katie Peyton discusses the origins of the Occupy movement in The Occupy Handbook.
Luke Wiget on the commanding sounds and biographical narrative in Li-Young Lee’s re-released The Winged Seed.
Chris Gisonny on the rhythms of language in Peter Dimock’s George Anderson: Notes for a Love Song in Imperial Time.
Amy Lawless on the conceptual collaborative nature of Ben Fama’s Mall Witch.
Laura Walker re-arranges the OED’s furniture in her book of poems Follow-Haswed.
Matthew Daddona on the catharsis and circumvention in Leah Umansky’s Domestic Uncertainties.
Wendy Lotterman on the twists of logic and the syntactical turns in Ernst Herbeck’s Everyone Has A Mouth.
Nick Earhart on the unstable, hallucinatory afterworld in Miranda Mellis’s The Spokes.
Andrew Savino on seeming versus being in Scott Hutchins’s novel, A Working Theory of Love.
Sarah Gerard on life’s closing and Gerald Murnane’s fifth novel, Inland.
Maxi Kim on Jarett Kobek’s third book, If You Won’t Read, Then Why Should I Write?, a sobering diagnosis of the collective state of the American mind.
Jeff Nagy on Ariana Reines’s translation of Tiqqun’s Preliminary Materials for a Theory of the Young-Girl.
Christopher Higgs on reading Olivia Cronk’s Skin Horse in New Orleans.
Levi Rubeck speaks with poet Paisley Rekdal about the role of the pastoral and her approach to humanity’s uglier facets her book, Animal Eye.
Chris Cumming on Sergio Chejfec’s abstract and sometimes grotesque novel, The Planets.
Julia Guez explores the nuances of ambient translation at work in Aase Berg’s Transfer Fat.
Courtney Maum on author Jon Raymond’s new novel, Rain Dragon.
Ryan Sheldon on Marco Roth’s memoir The Scientists: A Family Romance.
Andrea Quaid on Alex Forman’s Tall, Slim & Erect: Portraits of the Presidents.
Paul Devlin on Alix Ohlin’s new collection of short stories, Signs and Wonders.
Kristin Dykstra on Watchword, Forrest Gander’s translation of Pura López Colomé’s Santo y seña.
Nato Thompson and Eyal Weizman sit down to discuss the politics of space, aesthetics, and “Institutional Critique 2.0.”
Chris Cumming on Jerzy Pilch’s collection of short stories, My First Suicide.
Catherine Lacey on Jon McGregor’s newest collection, This Isn’t The Sort Of Thing That Happens To Someone Like You.
Sarah Gerard on the experience of language in Clarice Lispector’s recently translated fifth novel, The Passion According to G.H..
Ashley McNelis on Héctor Abad’s memoir, Oblivion.