by Lauren Friedlander

Sick: A Memoir – Porochista Khakpour

The public-facing myth of the good sick girl is a myth that Khakpour is intent on breaking throughout her memoir, and her crystal clear intent, the nuance, is successful.

Pretend We Are Lovely – Noley Reid

You put pounds of candy in your freezer you guess to give you a false sense of abundance?, a tip from a self-help book on unfull hearts and how to handle them.

‘SSES” ‘SSES” “SSEY’, vols 0 + 1 – Chaulky White

A hectic, dense, ‘zine-like object of utter catharsis.

Nevers – Megan Martin

Tao Lin, get on your knees and pray.