by Kelly Krumrie

The Maze of Transparencies – Karen An-hwei Lee

How can there be a “formula” for happiness? What is happiness’s “data”?

The Hanky of Pippin’s Daughter – Rosmarie Waldrop

Like the title’s hanky fluttering out of a castle window and settling in some mud, this novel’s narrator flickers about time, space, memory, fact, and conjecture.

Love in the New Millennium – Can Xue

Without narrative restraint (like both love and time?).

Glory Hole – Stephen Beachy

The progress to be made, then, is to be sentenced to the book, go through the door, dive into the black hole.