by Elizabeth Hall

Bright Unbearable Reality – Anna Badkhen

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Without awe, how can we dream up a different reality? Without wonder, the dark matter of possibility, how do we find the courage to zoom in on our unbearable humanity?

The White Mosque – Sofia Samatar

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Who hasn’t wanted to swallow whole the stories we love?

These Dark Skies – Arianne Zwartjes

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A powerful antidote to loneliness, apathy, and the myth of perfect politics. 

Revenge of the Scapegoat – Caren Beilin 

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Darkly comedic and wildly inventive, REVENGE OF THE SCAPEGOAT explores childhood trauma, medical exploitation, art making, and the ethics of fleeing our pasts.

Imagine a Death – Janice Lee

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Lee’s novel is a representative of a new wave of apocalyptic literature where ecological and societal collapse do not automatically displace personal trauma and toxic social hierarchies, but rather, complicates them, allowing us to fashion new worlds for ourselves in the cracks of our collective disenchantment.