Nathaniel Popkin offers an incisive take on existential terror and the symphonic bursts of The Alp, just out from the Dalkey Archive.
What can you learn from Witch Piss? Mark Baumer elucidates fifty deeper understandings one may gather from the mind of Sam Pink.
Soliloquy, essay, poetry, fiction, and drama come together as a single body in the latest form-bender from Patrick Durgin. Drew Kalbach reviews.
Stephen Tully Dierks
Everything you might expect and some you probably didn’t is alive in Von Trier’s latest, Nymphomaniac. Stephen Tully Dierks reviews.
A mysterious book that pollutes everyone who comes in contact with it; a system of ordered hopelessness; the steady panic of an endless grid of noise: Damnation is a book that will make you afraid to be alone with it. Megan Milks reviews.
Have you ever wanted to pop a bowl of popcorn and watch a movie with Sasha Fletcher? All of your dreams have come true as he reviews Blue Valentine and Melancholia.
A new translation of The Metamorphosis evokes shades of Gus Van Sant-like youth. Joyelle McSweeney reviews.
Daniel Bailey brings love and money together with dead astronauts. Mark Baumer reviews.
Weston Cutter fumbles with trying to articulate exactly what Tanya Olson’s doing, and how and why it’s so compelling, in her collection, Boyishly.
An early look at Joshua Corey’s An American Elegy, a strategic exploration of the terrain between mother and detective. Laura Carter reviews.