Book Review: Mikołaj Grynberg and the Inheritance of Oppression
Reading Mikołaj Grynberg in a time of war. “We have jokes because we haven’t got any hope. But we sure know how to laugh, don’t you think?” UNKNOWN Polish photographer and oral historian Mikołaj Grynberg emerges into the English publishing space with his collection of short stories inspired by the stories of Polish Jews across […]
Book Review: Judgment Day & Other White Lies
A sharp-edged collected fiction on American values that blends the certainty of mythology with the horrors of distorted revisionist history. Judgment Day takes the shape of seven stories ranging in form, reality, and aspects of Greek mythology to illustrate how tragedy becomes desensitized for our cast of narrators and contributing witnesses. Some stories here use the […]
Adrift for a Moment: A Proletarian Reading of The Decameron Project
This concise rebranding of the short story form has done something critically restorative for our shifting society: it has made the realm of narrative fiction a privilege affordable for all.