In our afternoon reading: talking with Irene Solà and Mara Faye Lethem, fiction and art converging, and more.
Toni Sala’s The Boys is an examination of how a tragedy affects both those closest to it and those at a further remove. It’s set in the aftermath of a car accident that kills two young men, and traces the lives of four characters who grapple with its effects. (You can read an excerpt from it at Tin House.) Sala also uses the novel to dissect a particularly toxic strain of masculinity that several of the characters channel. To learn more, […]