Midland

Midland

 Midland, by Honor Gavin. Penned in the Margins, 2014. $15, 320 pages.

Recently short listed for the Gordon Burn Prize, Midland is ostensibly a novel about the English midlands, and in particular, the post-war urban history of Birmingham. The city, …

The Putting in Bins

All walls are an ecology whose space could feed
a century. We believe in this theory and that love
is for making children, an instant without hands
that requires the defeat of the tiniest brown dog
stalking the neighborhoods of …