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White Space

by Rebecca Hussey

Structured around a life-changing trip to Guatemala, Jennifer De Leon’s "White Space" is a lively collection of personal essays about becoming a writer and growing up the child of immigrants. When she was a teenager, De Leon’s father... Read More

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What You Could Have Won

by Rebecca Hussey

Rachel Genn’s novel "What You Could Have Won" explores love, fame, dependence, and emotional manipulation with compassion and sparkling wit. Astrid is a rock star with a drug problem. She is also in love with Henry, a shady... Read More

Book Review

Terroir

by Rebecca Hussey

The French word “terroir” refers to the whole environment in which something is grown, and Natasha Sajé’s essay collection Terroir: Love, Out of Place applies this term to her life, examining the context in which her identity was... Read More

Book Review

Ramifications

by Rebecca Hussey

In Daniel Saldaña París’s resonant novel "Ramifications", an eventful summer has ripple effects that last decades. A thirty-two-year-old man who’s lain in bed for the greater part of two years records memories from the summer of... Read More

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The Bitch

by Rebecca Hussey

In Pilar Quintana’s engrossing novel "The Bitch", a woman’s search for companionship leads her to an orphaned puppy. Damaris and her husband, Rogelio, have an uneasy, distant relationship. They live in a shack on a bluff near the... Read More

Book Review

Of Color

by Rebecca Hussey

Drawing on personal experiences and cultural analysis, Jaswinder Bolina’s essay collection "Of Color" is an important examination of race in the US. The son of Sikh Punjabi immigrants by way of London, Bolina writes about navigating a... Read More

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