Tag: book reviews

Otherworld by Jason Segel/Kirsten Miller

Feels like: Dave Eggers’ The Circle meets World of Warcraft, narrated by that friend of yours who’s really into Second Life. Sounds like: “Arisen My Senses” by Bjork “And that’s the true test, I realize–the one that […]

The Ghost Notebooks by Ben Dolnick

Feels like: Gone Girl meets The Haunting meets George Saunders Sounds like: “Wait” by Wild Cub “This is a thing that I’m sure is obvious to everyone else but is never-endingly astonishing to me: that […]

Hot Milk by Deborah Levy

Feels like: reading a Wes Anderson film; all Kodachrome pastels, eccentric observations and quirky inner dialogue. Song pairing: “Water” by Sudan Archives 🗺“My love for my mother is like an axe. It cuts very deep.”🗺 […]

Borne by Jeff VanderMeer

Feels like: The Blob meets Buffy. Song pairing: “The Only Way” by Tricky 🐻”We held eachother for a time in that hideaway, that unexpected sanctuary, while the city smoldered and the world went on changing […]

The Gloaming by Melanie Finn

Feels like: Reading a postcard from an old college girlfriend who is traversing the globe to disguise her poor life choices, and the bitter feelings that come with it. Song pairing: “Changed” by Jp Saxe (Vasco […]

The Grip If It by Jac Jemc

Feels like: Seeing something out of the corner of your eye, but it’s just a hat rack. Wait, you don’t have a hat rack. Song pairing:  “Saturn” by Sufjan Stevens Meet James and Julie. They live […]