A Third Makes and Breaks: On May-Lan Tan’s New Collection

Megan Pietz reviews May-Lan Tan's "Things to Make and Break."

Livable Art: Classical Music in The Ensemble and The Incendiaries

Shannon Draucker examines the role classical music plays in two recent novels, Aja Gabel's "The Ensemble" and R. O. Kwon's "The Incendiaries."

Prepare a Face to Meet the Faces: Virginie Despentes’s Pretty Things

Nathan Scott McNamara reviews Virginie Despentes's "Pretty Things," translated by Emma Ramadan.

That Complex Ghost: On Sarah Weinman’s The Real Lolita

Nichole LeFebvre reviews Sarah Weinman's haunting work of nonficiton, "The Real Lolita."

Sheila Heti’s Talmudic Texts

Sheila Heti's new book, "Motherhood," draws upon a Talmudic textual tradition in its interpretation of Jewish female identity.

Let Us Speak for Ourselves: An Interview with Michael Mohammed Ahmad

Robert Wood interviews Michael Mohammed Ahmad, founder and director of Sweatshop, and author of "The Lebs."