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.
Alex Manley reviews the fictionalized life, potential truths, and gameplay of Guillaume Morissette’s New Tab.
Beauty, information, Craigslist, and appetizers flex together as a vibrant heart in Mike Young’s Sprezzatura. Lucy Tiven reviews.
Accountability is in short supply in our literary communities. Dianna Dragonetti reviews.
Michael Kimball’s Galaga explores a personal, emotional landscape provided by the classic video game. Spencer Madsen reviews.
Amber Sparks delves into the peyote-laced language of Luke B. Goebel’s new book, discovering a feral soul, hymns, and wild prayers.
Robin Williams, Tom Brady, and Chelsey Minnis all show up to play in Mark Baumer’s review-digression of Rivka Galchen latest novel.
Despite its rampant darkness (or somehow in light of it), Melissa Broder’s Scarecrone is rich in spirit, fire, awe. Lucy Tiven reviews.
Kati Heng plays Kim Kardashian: Hollywood so you don’t have to.
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Kate Durbin’s E! Entertainment provokes questions such as, “Is Kim Kardashian a modern day Patty Hearst?” and “What is acting and what is drugs?” Stacy Elaine Dacheux reviews.