In her enveloping, heartfelt debut novel, Bone and Bread, Saleema Nawaz penetrates deeply into the sibling bond.
By Ami Sands Brodoff
For generations of Eastern European Jews, Yiddish was the language of daily life – it expressed tragedy, boredom, affection, and tenderness, alongside all that great trash talk.
By Anna Leventhal
Since 2006, poets Susan Gillis, Mary di Michele, Jan Conn, and Jane Munro have been studying and composing renku, a Japanese form of collaborative linked verse.
By Abby Paige
This is no New Age fluffball. The book opens with decomposing human remains, and includes a corpse lowered into a grave filled with water and another buried in concrete.
By Elise Moser
Reading this cri de cœur for Canada’s public broadcaster aroused a paradoxical reaction: first alarm, then a fierce desire to see the whole bureaucratic mess shaken up or shaken down.
By Marianne Ackerman
eaders who enjoy hardboiled detective novels with expert pacing and rich physical details will delight in Miss ...
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By Lesley Trites
e exhaust ourselves traveling the earth, hunting for some treasure that will console.” So begins The Douglas ...
By B. A. Markus
ne chord is fine. Two chords are pushing it. Three chords and you’re into jazz,” American rock guitarist, ...
By Kimberly Bourgeois