Afternoon Bites: Bartleby, Tayari Jones, Alex Shakar, and more

Luminarium is one of those books that is not shy about being about what it’s about, and it’s about plenty: technology, faith, families, war, media, illness, New York, second chances, the aftermath of tragedy, and how grief shapes or even becomes the survivor’s life.” At Bookforum, Justin Taylor on Alex Shakar’s Luminarium.

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