Foreword Reviews

Michael Elias, Book Reviewer

Book Review

Café Shira

by Michael Elias

In David Ehrlich’s contemporary novel "Café Shira", a literary coffee house located in the heart of Jerusalem becomes a temple for the patrons who frequent it. There are many people who regularly spend their time in Café Shira. They... Read More

Book Review

Bad Gays

by Michael Elias

Huw Lemmey and Ben Miller’s "Bad Gays" is about prominent historical queer figures whose “evilness” is often overlooked when discussing the history of queer politics, and whose queerness is often overlooked when discussing the... Read More

Book Review

Blue-Skinned Gods

by Michael Elias

In SJ Sindu’s novel "Blue-Skinned Gods", a child groomed into godhood grows to be a young man whose faith in himself and in others is questioned. The story of Kalki’s godhood was always the same: his blue skin signifies his ability... Read More

Book Review

Honey Mine

by Michael Elias

Camille Roy’s rich literary collection "Honey Mine" features outcasts and shows what it’s like to live as one. In the book’s sixteen short entries (both prose and poetry pieces), the character who speaks is always named Camille.... Read More

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