by Sean Bernard

Angel Station – Jáchym Topol

ANGEL STATION is a seething novel of accumulation, fast, strange, and destructive.

Such Small Hands – Andrés Barba

SUCH SMALL HANDS is a slender book that falls into that other category: a tidily executed project, one with tremendous tonal intimacy and rhythmic language.

Three New Story Collections, Five Ways

Mainly I want you to finish the review thinking things like, Hm, maybe I should read that book, or Maybe I won’t read it, but at least I have a clear sense of it! (And, most important of all, Wow, that guy knows a lot about the New York Mets!)

Situation and Aftermath

Simply put: if the characters aren’t impacted, the readers aren’t impacted. And impact comes through the idea of Aftermath.