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The mid-seventies evoked here showcase a city in transition and the streets populated with gigantic metal slabs of American automotive expression.
Bad economics makes for good poetry.
“Season of Crimson Blossoms” by Abubakar Adam Ibrahim represents “a talented new voice in contemporary Nigerian literature.”
“[Lewinter’s] unique literary voice . . . is that of an obsessive, a philosopher, and a miniaturist.”
“Scriptorium” is a rare and beautiful collection of poetry.
Happy Day of the Dead everyone! Check out this book of cool art by Sylvia Ji.
“Black Beauties” by Rene Staud is “[a] stylish and intelligent discussion of the intersection of transportation, aesthetics, and meaning.”
Patrick Modiano goes beyond the checklist accuracies of historical fiction, fashioning a lush fever dream filled with glamor, mystery, and despair.
“Houses” by Borislav Pekic offers a fascinating window into literature of the other Europe