Why We Chose It

Lindsay Turner’s review of Etel Adnan’s, To look at the sea is to become what one is, appears in the Spring 2015 issue of KROnline. I’ve been a book-review editor…

Why We Chose It

“Monocot” by Noy Holland Sometimes a magazine digs for its fortune; sometimes you have to get yourself out under that window and serenade. I wrote to Noy Holland a winter…

Why We Chose It

How wise of Emily Anderson to begin her lovely story “Calliope” with an epigraph from one of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s classic books. She must take care of herself, Wilder tells…

Why We Chose It

By Hilary Plum, Consulting Editor “Undertaking” by Anne Germanacos “I can only make things taut; I have no interest in roundabout or loose,” we’re told in Anne Germanacos’s “Undertaking,” a…

Two visions of the city

1. The City and the City by China Miéville. (Be advised: though I would not, some might think this description a tiny bit of a spoiler.) Two distinct city-states, Besźel…

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