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Dreamers of the Absolute By Anna Sun

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Sun’s writing is clean, spare, and as meditative as her protagonist’s experience at the monastery, and as beautiful as the book itself.

Street of Thieves by Mathias Énard


At the core of the book, beneath the religion and politics, is the idea of identity, and how it’s a misconception that we have one, because we’re really all the same.

Man V. Nature by Diane Cook


Cook delights in her role as fortune-teller, imparting visions of the world we will inherit, like hazy, pearl-tinged vignettes massaged from a crystal ball that are both unexpected, nightmarish prophecies and the logical fulfillment of our current world.

New York 1, Tel Aviv 0 by Shelly Oria


It is a story that emphasizes the internal struggle of growing crazy, of what we might have to consider we’re imagining, of what exactly is real.

Interview: Yannick Grannec

Photograph by Bruno Charroy

I felt an immediate empathy for her, as though I’d always known her: she spoke to me of all these destinies of women, of these lives sacrificed for love or out of social obligation. She spoke to me of my mother, my grandmothers, and all those other women howling through my DNA.

Interview: Justin Taylor

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I think one of the things that is important to adulthood is having a sense of responsibility for oneself and for the things one puts in the world. Being able to form commitments and have relationships, romantic or otherwise—those things are big concerns in this book.

In Print

Current Issue:

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Issue #2 Features:
Reza Aslan
Lydia Davis
C.K. Williams
Siri Hustvedt
Amy Grace Loyd
Dale Jamieson
Lipika Pelham
Daniel Bevacqua
Juan Pablo Roncone
Nicole Treska

Artwork by:
Lisa Alonzo
Matthew Brandt
Kevin Cooley
Alan Cote

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Edwidge Danticat
Lydia Davis
John Freeman
Charles Simic
Joyce Carol Oates
David James Poissant
Nelly Reifler
Naveen Kishore
Raymond Strom
Justin Taylor
Dale Jamieson
Bonnie Nadzam

Artwork by:
Edward Burtynsky
Bill Richards
Mark Steinmetz
Drew Tal
Johan Van Mullem
Eric Zener