The 21st Century Mind: Review of the Essay Collection,”The Word Pretty” by Elisa Gabbert

The Word Pretty by Elisa Gabbert (Black Ocean, 2018) ☆☆☆☆☆/ 5 stars “The essay needn’t be faithful to the path of the thinking, but the form can reveal how thinking happens, like when a song gets stuck in your head and only later do you realize why you thought of it, that you had readContinue reading “The 21st Century Mind: Review of the Essay Collection,”The Word Pretty” by Elisa Gabbert”

Mermen, Sappho, & Diabetic Dogs: A Review of “The Pisces” by Melissa Broder

REVIEW: The Pisces by Melissa Broder (Hogarth, 2018) ☆☆☆☆/5 stars In Melissa Broder’s first work of fiction, we are introduced to Lucy, a PhD student from Phoenix, AZ writing about the gaps in Sappho, who finds herself at the end of her long-term relationship with Jamie, a scientist who has transformed from chiseled jaw toContinue reading “Mermen, Sappho, & Diabetic Dogs: A Review of “The Pisces” by Melissa Broder”