“Luminarium is one of those books that is not shy about being about what it’s about, and it’s about plenty: technology, faith, families, war, media, illness, New York, second chances, the aftermath of tragedy, and how grief shapes or even becomes the survivor’s life.” At Bookforum, Justin Taylor on Alex Shakar’s Luminarium.
- At Library Journal, Molly McArdle looks at last week’s multi-author reading of “Bartleby, the Scrivener.”
- At Chapter 16, Susannah Felts reviews Tayari Jones’s novel Silver Sparrow. (Our review is here.)
- Friends of ours have recently launched the literary magazine NY_____; their website can be found here.