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Ann Kjellberg
Grace and punishment, freedom and predestination, history and possibility are the themes Marilynne Robinson plays, and plays, to continued and exquisit…
Ann Kjellberg
For all the beauty and overwhelming profusion rendered in the soaring prose of Wade Davis’s book, readers are not spared Colombia’s dark side.
Ann Kjellberg
Washing away the blood of innumerable victims, the Magdalena River has stood watch through Colombia’s repeated traumas. Davis argues in his magnificent…
Ann Kjellberg
Cythia Zarin misses the sly, sharp, elusive Ferrante she fell for.
Ann Kjellberg
Ann Kjellberg, editor  Says City Lights's Paul Yamazaki, “Some of what we know is really good will not be in the short term economically viable … When …
Ann Kjellberg
by Ann Kjellberg, editor  On a morning in mid-October, a group of guerilla advertisers landed on a sidewalk in Brooklyn and began covering the windows …
Ann Kjellberg
In N. K. Jemisin’s new novel, The City We Became, our very own New York is under attack from an outburst of tentacles that are both a cataclysmic invad…
Ann Kjellberg
Like its dances calling numbers down from the stars, Coetzee’s trilogy is profound, mesmeric, the links between its mystifying steps concordant. Each e…
Ann Kjellberg
Coetzee's trilogy does not seem to be about Jesus at all though much seems … familiar. What it is about is the soul. The demands of the evolution of an…
Ann Kjellberg
Four-time novelist Calvin Baker felt driven to convey an urgent message in no uncertain, i.e., nonfictional, terms: that only with full integration can…
Ann Kjellberg
How fortunate that fiction allows us to attend parties that in life we probably would have avoided. David Leavitt’s novel  features many highly animate…
Ann Kjellberg