In our morning reading: thoughts on books by Olga Tokarczuk and Crystal Hana Kim, new writing by Jes Skolnik, and more.
In our morning reading: Brian Evenson on Gerald Murnane, Arundhati Roy on language, and more.
A few weeks ago, I read a truly unnerving graphic novel called Sabrina, recently published by Drawn & Quarterly. Its quiet spell hasn’t waned yet. Focusing on a man whose girlfriend has ostensibly been murdered, and the fraught aftermath of that awful event, the book plunges the reader into a netherworld of personal isolation, paranoia, and Internet rabbit holes, as Newtown-type denialists seize upon the tragedy. As such, it’s a highly American book, though author Nick Drnaso made clear that […]