Joni Murphy’s Talking Animals
An Orwellian satire about the revolution that’s already here
Joni Murphy’s novel Talking Animals is a modern-day political satire that cuts almost too close to the bone, with echoes of Orwell’s Animal Farm that reverberate throughout the subways and endless numbered streets of her not-so-fictional New York City.
Living on the Edge (But Not In a Good Way)
Laura Paskus’ At the Precipice: New Mexico’s Changing Climate
For two decades Laura Paskus has been sounding the alarm about the devastating effects that our massive input of carbon into the atmosphere will have on the Land of Enchantment. Weekly Alibi sat down with Paskus to talk about the changing climate, the changing public perception of climate change and her new book that deals with both.
Big Feelings by Gigi Bella
Gigi Bella’s new collection Big Feelings is not a narrative work, but its poems flow like a drive through the streets, stopping at lights to check your phone for a text message and maybe pulling into the Golden Pride drive-thru for a number nine breakfast burrito.