Inexplicably acclaimed, Rooney’s novel offers canned millennial gender play with a scrawny garnish of warmed-over Marxism.

Writer Murray Browne looks back at Pynchon’s novel, once heralded by critics as “bonecrushingly dense,” in light of the age of Qanon.

Chia-Chia Lin’s novel captures the bittersweet flavor of Asian-American dreams – those broken and realized alike.

Nikolai Gogol’s 1835 short story “Nevsky Prospect” opens with a paean to the vivacity of life on its titular street.

A feminist magazine attempts to bury a critical review of an opportunistic, racist, brownface novel. Writer Myriam Gurba tells the story.

There are many, many embarrassing photos of me during my teen years, but one of the biggest was […]

The always great Lizzo likely understands junk race-science better than the other great Lizzo (Warren). Alas.

In Monique Quintana’s novella, Death itself feels like a character, always lingering around or communicating with the living.