[REVIEW] The Girls of Usually, by Lori Horvitz
Truman State University Press 238 pages, $16.95 Review by Erica Trabold Lori Horvitz’s The Girls of Usually chronicles the most defining moments of the author’s life.
Books We Can’t Quit: The Great Fire by Shirley Hazzard
Picador Review by Martha Anne Toll I heard her on the radio; I found her book at the library. Neither sufficed. I had to own Shirley Hazzard’s The Great Fire. The leading man in this taut, beautiful novel is Aldred Leith—measured, strong, true—crisscrossing continents out of duty, curiosity, and ultimately love.
Reading Colorfully: Traveling through the World’s Literature
By Nichole L. Reber It’d be hard to deny Mia Couto’s sparse detail and simple (though stunningly gorgeous) prose echo that of Papa Hemingway’s.