by Sophia Kaufman

Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath – Heather Clark

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Clark’s biography is not only one of the most impressive examples of the form in recent history, but a long overdue exercise in placing Sylvia Plath firmly within the poetic traditions she helped shape.

Fake Accounts – Lauren Oyler

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I did not read Lauren Oyler’s debut, FAKE ACCOUNTS, for fun, and I won’t say that’s what it turned into, because that would be something adjacent to a lie. I read it for the discourse.