Los Angeles Review of Books: True Fictionalizations: On Angie Sijun Lou’s “Dark Soil” Anthology

THERE’S A UNIQUE THRILL that comes from being in a place where we know remarkable events occurred, a rush from the sudden marriage of knowledge with the physical world, a feeling of the link between history and the present, mind and matter. The essence of the new anthology Dark Soil: Fictions and Mythographies comes from […]

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Electric Literature: “The Shining” Helped Me Acknowledge the Violence in My Marriage

When I watched The Shining for the first time, the movie got stuck right when Jack Nicholson’s character takes an axe to the door of the room where his wife is hiding. “Here’s Johnny,” he’s about to declare, thrusting his face through the half-demolished door. But we got stuck just before that, when the door […]

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