[REVIEW] Trip Through Your Wires by Sarah Layden
Engine Books 264 pages, $14.95 Review by James Figy Memory—how much we dwell on it, how much we can trust it—pervades Sarah Layden’s debut novel Trip Through Your Wires.
Pictures of You: Kathy Fish
“For Tom,” by Kathy Fish What I remember: eating dusty sandwiches in the car, my brother reading to me from “Chariots of the Gods,” the way my other brother had been so uncharacteristically silent on that trip, the motel beds that vibrated if you paid a quarter, the long walk to the municipal pool
Pictures of You: Shabnam Nadiya
“None for the Birds,” by Shabnam Nadiya Mothering didn’t come easy to us—not to my mother, not to me. Surely there are women who slip into that role with the ease of sword into sheath. Surely there are women for whom discarding their earlier selves was a battle early won. Not us though.