In our afternoon reading: thoughts on Jenny Hval’s new novel, an interview with Tana French, and more.
Three Women by Ian MacAllen The first time Tony rapes a woman, the violation is statutory. He is eighteen, she only fifteen, but both are otherwise consenting. They have sex in the back of his mother’s Ford Pinto while parked behind the elementary school they had both attended. A week later, he leaves for college and she starts going steady with the junior varsity quarterback. Neither thinks much about it again, although the woman briefly recalls the incident during a […]
In our morning reading: thoughts on the writings of Shirley Jackson and Gabino Iglesias, book thoughts for 2016, and more.
In our morning reading: fiction from Ted Chiang and Sarah McCarry, writers share their rituals, and more.