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Book Review

Late Migrations

by Meredith Grahl Counts

The short, potent essays of Margaret Renkl’s Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss are objects as worthy of marvel and study as the birds and other creatures they observe. Linked stories concentrate on Renkl’s family,... Read More

Book Review

How Dams Fall

by Barry Silverstein

Will Falk’s touching ode to a major ecosystem "How Dams Fall" personifies the Colorado River. This essay-length book has a big goal: to dramatize the plight of the Colorado River in its fight against human intervention. Falk, who... Read More

Book Review

Becoming Dangerous

by Claire Foster

The twenty-one authors who contributed to "Becoming Dangerous" are witchy and wise, “a coven of weird women playing and sharing with one another.” This essay collection describes the many ways that women, femmes, and non-binary... Read More

Book Review

All the Fierce Tethers

by Monica Carter

“Metaphors get compromised. Get eroded and need updating. Rerouting. Reconstituting,” writes Lia Purpura. This is just one of the luminous themes mined in her glittering new essay collection "All the Fierce Tethers". In prose that is... Read More

Book Review

Go Ahead in the Rain

by Peter Dabbene

Hanif Abdurraqib views the legacy of a classic and respected rap group through a distinctly personal lens in Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to A Tribe Called Quest. As the subtitle might imply, Abdurraqib’s book doesn’t attempt an... Read More

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