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Everything Happens Today

Everything Happens Today

A day in the life of an academically brilliant 11th grade boy. I’ve seen Jesse Browner’s novel compared to The Catcher in the Rye and I suppose, on the surface, there’s validity to that. Teenage boy in New York City. Stream-of-consciousness. But Wes is very much a 21st century character. In fact, he’s very much a [...]

Broken Glass Park

Broken Glass Park

One of the joys of a blog like this one is the opportunity to draw attention to titles that might be overlooked in the crowd of books published every year. Today’s review of Broken Glass Park by Alina Bronsky highlights a first novel offered in translation from the German, published by Europa Editions. This coming-of-age immigration [...]