Book Reviews

Mortal Trash

Mortal Trash

Mortal Trash, by Kim Addonizio. Norton, 2016. $26, 107 pages.

Kim Addonizio’s latest collection emphasizes what she writes about best: sex, relationships, and death. But Mortal Trash refines these concepts and their connection to waste or recovery. Whether meditating on …

Remains

Remains

Remainsby Jesùs Castillo. McSweeney’s, 2016. $20, 109 pages.

Jesùs Castillo’s first full-length poetry collection, Remains, is a stark collage of voice, nature, and the breakdown of culture, a world in which “the bombs had fallen with the majesty …

Wonderland

Wonderland

Wonderland, by Samuel Ligon, with artwork by Stephen Knezovich. Lost Horse Press, 2016. $20, 78 pages.

“Collage-like” is a term that finds an easy home in the short story collection review, but it’s more than well deserved in describing Samuel Ligon’s …