V.23 No.27 | 7/3/2014
When Pop Culture Meets War
Two new novels make New Mexico the testing ground
Via either boy-meets-drone or boy-meets-Gabriel García Márquez, these two novels grapple with difficulties from PTSD to moral choice.
V.23 No.22 | 5/29/2014
In a Biblical sense
The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged), Sticky Rice and An Operatic Trilogy For Families present theatergoers with a slew of entertainment options.
V.23 No.21 | 5/22/2014
The gods are crazy in Amos Tutuola’s The Palm-Wine Drinkard
When Amos Tutuola’s The Palm-Wine Drinkard hit the Western literary scene in 1952, it must have seemed conjured from oblivion, totally alien and without precedent.
V.23 No.13 | 3/27/2014
The Age of Innocence Lost
Kicking the Sky
“I can pinpoint the very moment it all started to change, when the calm broke: when news that twelve-year-old Emanuel Jaques had disappeared spread through our neighborhood in the whispered prayers of women returning from Mass.”