Category: Book Reviews

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Book Review: The Missing Girl by Jacqueline Doyle

The Missing Girl Jacqueline Doyle Black Lawrence Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-1-62557-983-6 When it comes to narratives on missing and abducted girls, we normally explore titillating, abhorrent, and violent...

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Book Review: The Brand New Catastrophe

The Brand New Catastrophe Mike Scalise Sarabande Books, 2017 260 pp.   The writer who chooses memoir as a medium faces a daunting challenge: to ground himself in the personal—in a specific,...

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Book Review: In Which I Play the Runaway

Madeleine Wattenberg In Which I Play the Runaway Rochelle Hurt Barrow Street Press, 2016 ISBN 978-0-9973184-2-5 Recently, I’ve been thinking a lot about the differences between establishing voice...

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One with the Tiger: The Animal Within

One with the Tiger Steven Church Soft Skull Press, 2016 ISBN: 978-1593766504 Think of the last time you went to the zoo. This is how I recall my most recent visit. An oppressively hot and humid...

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