Book Reviews

Book Review: Inventing the World

Jack Smith's newest is a collection of essays on the craft of writing, geared toward beginners and featuring thoughts from scores of literary figures.

A Special Sentence Structure

Richard Gilbert explores the long history of the cumulative sentence structure in a review of Brooks Landon's instructional book.

Book Review: Heating & Cooling

Beth Ann Fennelly's collection of micro-memoirs tells the story of a life lived and imagined, complete with irony, sentiment, and honesty.

Pain’s Parallel Kingdom

Richard Gilbert reviews Sonya Huber's new book about chronic pain and shares a conversation with her about writing, humor, and politics.