Where do I come from is a deceiving question. It seems like there should be a straight-forward answer. For the siblings in C Pam Zhang‘s How Much of These Hills Is Gold, a question like… Read More »Place and Identity in How Much of These Hills Is Gold
Why do some revenge stories work and others, like Best Served Cold, fall flat?
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In Tiamat’s Wrath the only constant in life is change.
The originality that captured my attention in his early work is now just recycled, a photocopy of a photocopy of a photocopy.
Smarsh demands the reader to defy stereotypes, to see the complexity of a person, instead of the image of a single mom with a baby on her hip, standing in the screen door of a trailer with a cigarette dangling off her lip.
In Educated, Tara Westover escapes the abuse and trauma of a family who has a deep distrust of public education, medical science, and the government.
The Goblin Emperor inverts some classic fantasy tropes.
Part murder mystery and love story, set during the New Zealand gold rush as characters orbit and collide in a dramatic tour de force.
Richard Power’s novel, The Overstory, is a complex, spreading network of roots and branches. The characters interact, are invented, relate and yet seem not to realize their influence.