ARTICLES BY nathankn

She’s Used to Feeling Strange: On Ottessa Moshfegh’s Homesick for Another World

Nathan Knapp


Ottessa Moshfegh’s Mailer-like swagger is backed by a refreshing and head-spinning form of fiction, well represented in her new collection, Homesick For Another World. Nathan Knapp reviews.

All that Exists for the Audience: On Gabriel Blackwell’s Madeline E.

Nathan Knapp


In a kind of “literature of bewilderment,” Gabriel Blackwell takes the form of film criticism (that is, a book-length dissection of the mysteries at work in Hitchcock’s Vertigo) and blends it with memoir, philosophy, and memory-maze, to mesmerizing results. Nathan Knapp reviews.