'On a Sunbeam' by Tillie Walden

Though categorized as a young adult book, On a Sunbeam is a true work of art that deserves a place in the libraries of lovers of comics, sci-fi, romance, or literary fiction of any age…. read more

'Maggie Terry' by Sarah Schulman

Maggie Terry, Sarah Schulman’s return to crime fiction, mixes the classic form with contemporary themes such as the Trump presidency and the Black Lives Matter movement… read more

‘Tin Man’ by Sarah Winman

Sarah Winman’s third novel, Tin Man (Putnam), is only about two hundred pages long, but it covers a great deal of ground. It begins in 1950, when Dora Judd wins a raffle and, against her husband’s orders, selects a print of van Gogh’s Sunflowers as her prize rather than a bottle of whiskey. The novel… read more

‘Night Soil’ by Dale Peck

Night Soil is a remarkable novel that explores many themes simultaneously—the relationship between a single mother and her son, the repercussions of racism in America, the abuse of our environment—all through the life of an unique gay character… read more

'bury it' by Sam Sax

Sam Sax continues to prove that he is one of the most important voices in contemporary American poetry … read more