Literary Review

Literary Review

Month: September 2017

Wasting Away

Wasting Away

By: Anne Lacey From the beginning of Cat Marnell’s life, she knew that there was something not right with her attention span. She did not have a drive for school or any other type of work, so when she arrived at boarding school at the […]

TifAni FaNelli: Lucky on Purpose?

TifAni FaNelli: Lucky on Purpose?

By: Nicole Farina The main character of Jessica Knoll’s debut novel may be the “luckiest girl alive,” but her luck is no accident. The story centers around TifAni FaNelli—who now prefers Ani— and her carefully crafted reinvention and construction of self to become the beautiful, […]

Deborah Levy’s Novel Burns Like Hot Milk

Deborah Levy’s Novel Burns Like Hot Milk

By: Caleigh Flegg Reading Deborah Levy’s Hot Milk is like stepping onto one of the crowded Spanish beaches that make up the novel’s setting: it’s hot; it’s claustrophobic; it’s intense. Hot Milk is a late stage coming-of-age story of the listless Sofia, who on that […]

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