by Michael Mungiello

Ashleigh Bryant Phillips

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Excellent fiction is not another escape or distraction from the truth but it shines light on it and it allows the reader to wrangle it. This is fiction’s invaluable importance.

Joseph Grantham

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“I want to make it clear that ‘not caring about money’ isn’t a heroic thing, I wish I cared more about it, I could help more people if I cared more about money, I could be a hero, but instead, I like to read books.”

Toy Fabels – Cass McCombs

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In this first outing, McCombs struggles toward spiritual frenzy, struggles toward total casualness, struggles toward artificial grace.

A Primer for Forgetting: Getting Past the Past – Lewis Hyde

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Pledging allegiance to memory makes you feel part of something bigger; that’s the lie, at least.