Can a bird still be powerful in a poem? Emily Skillings’s chapbook Backchannel provides positive evidence. Lucy Tiven reviews.
Mallory Whitten’s debut collection gathers a wide range of styles into a coherent, surprising whole. Zach Schwartz reviews.
Weston Cutter reviews Merritt Tierce’s tough and moving debut novel, Love Me Back.
A historical and aesthetic-driven look at the context and affect of the first album appearing from Aphex Twin’s Richard D. James following more than a decade of silence.
New blood fills the rerelease of Jean-Patrick Manchette’s 1972 novel, The Mad and the Bad. Mark Asch reviews.
Nathaniel Popkin uncovers the silence and response of Sanford Friedman’s inventive portrait of Beethoven through his struggle with his nephew Karl and his written notes.