Drifting By Katia D. Ulysse [Akashic Books Publishing, 2014. 254 Pages. Paperback. $11.96] Reviewed by Giovanni Perry Four families united by numerous threads that stretch across time and space alike drives Katia D. Ulysses’ debut novel, Drifting, offering an intimate glimpse into the modern Haitian community unlike ever before. This poignant account of what...
Hello, Readers, We’re focusing on some other projects right now, so with a bit of bittersweetness, we’re taking a break. Until late August. Don’t get too burnt this summer. And happy reading! Love, The Review Lab  
Top of the morning. We’ve got some juicy tidbits just for you this week. Appetizer: Eduora Welty’s application to The New Yorker. She was then just twenty-three and starving for work. It’s very charming, and it was ignored. Tsk. Chicagoans! And those in the greater Chicago area. Here’s a live lit roundup from Chicago Literati. Since...
We hope you didn’t think we’d go soft on you. Having a nice, relaxing end of your May? Put down the tabloids and shut down Yahoo. Here’s what’s important in literary news. Haven’t seen our awesome reviews yet? Click here, here, and here. Appetizer: The ever effervescent Emma Straub with ten books you can...
A Highly Unlikely Scenario, or a Neetsa Pizza Employee’s Guide to Saving the World Rachel Cantor [Melville House, 2014. 256 pages. Paperback. $13.55] Reviewed by Corey E. Klinzing In a world controlled by fast food companies, Leonard is a Listener (which is future-talk for Customer Service Representative) for Neetsa Pizza, the Pythagorean Pizza place....