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Sommelier of Deformity

by Kristen Rabe

Intensely dark and sardonic, "Sommelier of Deformity" is also, paradoxically, an uplifting and redemptive story. Buddy Hayes, a self-described troll who spends most of his time alone, is both arrogant and self-deprecating. He limits his... Read More

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The Fifth Woman

by Laura Leavitt

The mundane becomes poetic in Nona Caspers’s novel-in-vignettes, "The Fifth Woman". Its atmosphere of grief is established with tight, beautiful prose. An unnamed narrator who’s lost her partner must grapple with her grief while also... Read More

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The Last Mosaic

by Camille-Yvette Welsch

“A fragment defies the mind’s impulse to make things whole. Defies it, and entices it,” and from just such fragments, Elizabeth Cooperman and Thomas Walton cobble together a hybrid work—parts travel journal, memoir, lyric essay,... Read More

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