“Maybe there is no morally superior place for garbage.” — Carol Devine, The Antarctic Book of Cooking and Cleaning: A Polar Journey
Stay Strong Lena Afridi organized self-defense trainings for people who, like her, had reason to fear for their safety.
A Police State Mentality Sam Adler-Bell on the J20 trials and the racist origins of criminalizing protest.
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For its unapologetic examination of trauma, witty takes on the beloved idols of pop, and contributions to the genre of memoir, Myriam Gurba’s autobiographical novel Mean is a must-read, writes J.P. Tamang.
Deirdre Coyle reviews Chelsea Martin’s hilarious new essay collection and finds that the promise of escape isn’t always as glamorous as it seems.
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