Foreword Reviews

  • Book Reviews
  • Essays

Book Review

Inevitably Toxic

by Rebecca Foster

Most of the ten essays collected in "Inevitably Toxic" are based on papers presented at Claremont College’s “Contested Expertise, Toxic Environments” workshop in Fall 2015. Reading them is like attending an academic conference and... Read More

Book Review

(Extra)Ordinary Women

by Meredith Grahl Counts

Kristin Bartzokis’s "(Extra)Ordinary Women" features ten contemporary stories of women who’ve been through hell and back. The hardships they endured are related with their firsthand input and a steady authorial tone. Each chapter is... Read More

Book Review

They Call Me Orange Juice

by Nancy Powell

"They Call Me Orange Juice" is a wonderful collection from a talented and enthusiastic storyteller. Audrey McDonald Atkins’s "They Call Me Orange Juice" is an intimate compilation of funny, down-to-earth stories about the Deep South... Read More

Book Review

Hummingbirds between the Pages

by Karen Rigby

In Chris Arthur’s masterful, elegant essay collection "Hummingbirds between the Pages", expansive and granular meditations on time, language, nature, mortality, and Northern Ireland capture wonder in the everyday. Taking its title from... Read More

Book Review

Translating the Soul

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Marjorie Agosín’s essays positively ache at moments: when she’s describing what it’s like to make home in a liminal space; as she calls out across time to memorialize family members who were brutally ripped away. And yet... Read More

Load More