Some thoughts on “Russian Lover”

Posted by Tobias Carroll At a Yeti release party not long ago, I picked up a copy of Jana Martin’s collection Russian Lover. Fine blurbs from Lydia Millet and Sam Lipsyte didn’t hurt, and neither did a striking cover design. I got around to reading it last weekend, and was impressed. Martin is comfortable in a variety of milieus, from the fringes of academia to a procession of gentlemen’s clubs. She can be righteously angry at injustice, and painfully funny […]

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