LitStack Review: Borne by Jeff VanderMeer

Published on :

Borne Jeff VanderMeer Farrar, Straus and Giroux Release Date:  April 25, 2017 ISBN 978-0-3741-1524-1 Jeff VanderMeer is an author who defies easy categorization. His fiction is easier to describe by adjective rather than genre: strange, complex, unsettling, and yet familiar, affecting, literate. Of Annihilation, the first book in his Southern Reach trilogy (soon to be [….]

Flash Review – Glow by Ned Beauman

Published on :

Glow Ned Beauman Alfred A. Knopf Release Date:  January 20, 2015 ISBN 978-0-385-35260-4 Raf is 22 years old, and living in London, at least for a while longer.  He just broke up with his girlfriend and feels like he has to get away, has to start over somewhere new.  Problem is, other than bad memories [….]

‘Mr. Fox’ by Helen Oyeyemi

Published on :

Mr. Fox Helen Oyeyemi Riverhead Books/Penguin Group ISBN 978-1-59448-807-8 —♦— Writers can be a very strange lot.  Especially the dark, handsome ones whose every work has someone dying, often gruesomely.  Usually a woman.  Quite often someone’s wife.  But often she doesn’t stay dead.  And the doomed character is not really based on the author’s wife; [….]