Although summer is now officially over, school is back in session, and all of us here at the minnesota review are back to reading submissions, I wanted to share my thoughts on a book I read this summer. Maggie Nelson’s The Argonauts, which came out earlier this year, chronicles not only her relationship with her … Continue reading Book Review: The Argonauts, by Maggie Nelson
The Best Books We Read in 2013: Fiction Roundup
TMR's fiction readers have a few recommendations up our sleeves—here are the best books we read in the last year. Amy L.'s pick: The Accursed, Joyce Carol Oates (Ecco, 2013) I've been hyping Susan Steinberg's Spectacle a lot this year, but as much as I love that collection, I can't earnestly call it my "favorite." In sort of … Continue reading The Best Books We Read in 2013: Fiction Roundup
Freshwater Boys Review
A brief review of Adam Schuitema's April 2010 collection of stories, Freshwater Boys.
In the true tale of how one tragedy begets another, Dave Eggers’ Zeitoun illuminates the ethereal idiocy of the Bush administration’s two greatest failures: the supposed War on Terror and a botched relief effort in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
Death is Not an Option Review
A brief review of Suzanne Rivecca's July 2010 collection of stories, Death Is Not An Option.