A debut collection of eight surreal stories, Her Body and Other Parties examines the emotional toll of gendered violence upon female interiority.
Happiness is not to be aimed at; it is a by-product of activity aimed at—
—Susan Sontag, Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, 1947-1963
Expansive and hopeful, Parkland sketches a moving portrait of the teenaged founders of the March for Our Lives movement.
A smart and subversive take on the romance novel, The Pisces injects existential angst into a fantastical tale about a PhD student’s mythical love affair.
New places offer up new thoughts, new possibilities. Exploring the world is one of the best ways of exploring the mind, and walking travels both terrains.
—Rebecca Solnit, Wanderlust
Eerie and atmospheric, Ghost Wall brings to the surface a teenager’s repressed resentment toward her patriarchal father.
In April I’ll continue to focus on reading LGBT fiction, while also starting to selectively make my way through the longlist of the Women’s Prize for Fiction.