Articles tagged with fiction

Dennis Cooper Wrong
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

Adom Getachew Mengiste Selassie
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.

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Holly Case

The winner of the National Book Award for Translated Literature serves up an apocalyptic vision of Hungarian society.

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Samuel R. Delany

In a pre-Giuliani New York where pornographic theaters create communities of dissimilar people, a young blue-collar worker and a homeless ex-con forge a connection through their shared enjoyment of public sex.

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Toni Morrison Joy James
Joy James

A timely new documentary celebrates Morrison’s novels, but downplays the enduring power of her work as an editor and essayist.

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Yuri Herrera

“Agent Probii’s first days as undercover agent were particularly disconcerting because within the city each resident spoke a different language.”