A short story about Arthur Less a writer going to a literary even in Turin, Italy to avoid attending a wedding.
A story about an aging maid reminiscing on her time spent cleaning a motel, friendships lost, transient nature, and female saturated position.
An incredibly deep exploration into familial relationships, immigration, identity, and forgotten realities. A wonderful debut novel by Catherine Chung.
A good summer read about female friendship changing through the years.
Zadie Smith writes with depth, insight, and a sense of humor. I can't wait to read more of her work.
David McCullough is a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, and one of my favorite nonfiction authors. He tackles every topic with passion. Never a dry moment within his pages.
Title: The Size of Things Author: Samanta Schweblin Translated By: Megan McDowell Issue: May 29, 2017 Being a translator myself, I love that The New Yorker has been spotlighting pieces in translation lately. Very pleased! Anyways… Another short, punchy piece. “The Size of Things” is a look into infantilisation, abuse, mental illness, coping, and the … Continue reading The Size of Things TNYF
Title: A Love Story Author: Samantha Hunt Issue: May 22, 2017 “A Love Story” is my favorite fiction piece published in The New Yorker recently. Samantha Hunt writes with such a straightforward honesty. There is an absence of fear when approaching topics most people hide or try to understate. The story seems jaunty at first, … Continue reading A Love Story TNYF
A brilliantly written novel about gold mining in New Zealand that I found completely dull.
Title: Fly Already Author: Etgar Keret Issue: May 15, 2017 A tiny story packed with emotion. “Fly Already” is an incredibly short yet poignant and sentimentally gripping story. For anyone who has emotions, this will reach out and touch you. Filling less than two pages, Etgar Keret’s “Fly Already” is packed with sadness and frustration … Continue reading Fly Already TNYF