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Among the Lost

by Rebecca Hussey

Emiliano Monge’s "Among the Lost" is a harrowing novel about migration and human trafficking, told from the points of view of both victims and victimizers. Set in an unnamed country that resembles Mexico and taking place over the... Read More

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Flannelwood

by Rebecca Hussey

Raymond Luczak’s novel "Flannelwood" is a subtle, sexy exploration of love gained and lost—and a moving literary tribute to Djuna Barnes and her groundbreaking novel Nightwood. Bill, a forty-year-old MFA who’s getting by with a... Read More

Book Review

The Stonewall Riots

by Rebecca Hussey

Marc Stein’s The Stonewall Riots: A Documentary History is an essential collection of primary sources including newspaper articles, opinion pieces, court documents, and photos that place a central event in LGBTQ+ history in context.... Read More

Book Review

Generous Thinking

by Rebecca Hussey

Kathleen Fitzpatrick’s Generous Thinking: A Radical Approach to Saving the University is an inspiring and convincing look at how anyone involved in higher education can nurture generosity and help integrate their institutions into... Read More

Book Review

Thick

by Rebecca Hussey

Combining personal experiences with scholarly insight, Tressie McMillan Cottom’s Thick: And Other Essays is essential reading for our times. These essays examine race, feminism, and culture with fierce intelligence. The collection... Read More

Book Review

Bom Boy

by Rebecca Hussey

Yewande Omotoso’s novel "Bom Boy" is a multigenerational tale set in Cape Town that explores how social and familial pressures shape an individual’s life. It beautifully captures struggles with loneliness, loss, poverty, and... Read More

Book Review

I'll Go On

by Rebecca Hussey

Hwang Jungeun’s I’ll Go On brings to vibrant life one of the most vexing human dilemmas: how does a person go on after devastating loss? Sisters Sora and Nana are haunted by their father’s gruesome death and their mother’s... Read More

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