In Black Bazaar, characters vent and stumble over their shared obsession with the colonial past.
A.M. Homes’s May We Be Forgiven; Sherman Alexie’s Blasphemy.
Maureen F. McHugh's After the Apocalypse; Joshua Cohen's Four New Messages
Samuel Beckett wants you to have a less bad day.
With We Others, Steven Millhauser remains the master of the inevitable ending in American fiction.
In his novel Abbott Awaits, Chris Bachelder employs his comic wackiness to great effect.
The Free World is a novel about lives suspended at a moment when everything is uncertain. It is about frustration. Unfortunately, it too is frustrating.
Julia Holmes's Meeks is a novel full of a jittery sadness and an uncontrollable kind of joy.
Is Super Sad True Love Story the kind of novel Gary Shteyngart might previously have held in contempt?