Articles tagged with fiction

Boston Review

A recording of our digital reading of poetry, fiction, and essays from our annual literary anthology, with ASL interpreting.

Boston Review

A recording of our discussion about the recovery of one of Wainaina’s lost stories and his continued importance to the African literary landscape.

Achal Prabhala Binyavanga Wainaina

Celebrated writer Binyavanga Wainaina’s first piece of fiction was thought to be lost. Recently rediscovered, it appears here twenty-five years after it originally debuted.

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Stephen Milder

The Greens are on track to become Germany’s second strongest party. For many, this is proof that abandoning radicalism was the right choice, but a new novel offers valuable insights into why it should be recovered.

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A recording of the launch event for Boston Review’s new literary anthology, Ancestors. Renowned writers read their poems, fiction, and more.

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David B. Hobbs

Dennis Cooper became famous in the 1980s for his transgressive fiction about marginalized men. A new biography makes a case for what his works can offer readers now, in our era of deep suffering and infuriating indifference.

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Sumudu Samarawickrama

An aging AI researcher, alone with her robot companion, must make a difficult decision when the android begins to malfunction. Short Story

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A Special Project from Boston Review’s Arts in Society Program

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Adom Getachew

Maaza Mengiste’s novels reject grand narratives, instead offering uncommonly intimate glimpses of what it was like to live through the century of war and dictatorship that created today’s Ethiopian diaspora.