by Elizabeth Brogden

Literature’s Lost Profiles: The Oblique Subjects of Parabiography


Splicing one’s twenty-first-century world with that of a historical figure is a multi-faceted labor of translation–not only across time, but across media, languages, and cultures.

Asylum Road – Olivia Sudjic


Asylum Road is a gripping blend of character study and psychological thriller that reads like a macabre love letter to a generation that was told the fairy tale version of globalization only to find that it ends anything but happily.

More Miracle Than Bird – Alice Miller


Alice Miller brazes together speculative and historical fiction into a remarkably sturdy bijou, using the conceits and feints of counterfactual to lend a certain permanence to the real woman time might otherwise be tempted to forget.