“Obscura” is most effective when it abandons dialogue altogether and takes full advantage of its visual elements to either silently magnify moments of tension across multi-page spreads.
Chiang’s nine short works explore the fundamental and most salient questions about the human condition and what it means to exist.
Yu’s text is an overwhelming work of brilliance cuts to the core of not just what it means to be Asian in America, but what is means to be Not White in America.
“Conversation is flirtation,” which is fitting given that Miranda Popkey’s debut novel “Topics of Conversation” is all about desire, and, of course, flirtation.
Two aspects of Anna Wiener’s memoir, “Uncanny Valley” immediately make themselves apparent: its understated observations and attention to detail.
It’s hard to not feel just a little bit cheated after reading the first two dozen pages of Elena Ferrante’s new book, “Incidental Inventions.”
It’s understandable to have missed the mid-November debacle that concerned Sarah Dessen, YA literature, and people’s irrational tendencies to jump into a debate about which they do not possess all the facts.
On Nov. 19, local journalist-turned-carpenter-turned-author Nina MacLaughlin read three stories from her fiction debut, “Wake, Siren: Ovid Resung.”
‘The White Man’s Guide to the White Male Writers of the Western Canon’ Seeks Chuckles From A Niche Audience
“The White Man’s Guide to the White Male Writers of the Western Canon” delivers just about exactly what one would expect.
With such improvisation started André Aciman’s Nov. 11 talk and reading of his new novel, “Find Me,” the sequel to “Call Me By Your Name,” at the Brattle Theater.