by Danielle Bukowski

Ghost Dances – Josh Garrett-Davis

“Coming and going is the only thing native to the Plains,” Josh Garrett-Davis writes, which makes him a South Dakota native through-and-through.

The Letter Killers Club – Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky

Despite the novel’s rather dystopian premise, the closed, highly-monitored society in which the novel is set serves mainly as a background: Krzhizhanovsky is interested in language and philosophy, not politics.