Farewell Valley: a Novel by Im Ch’ŏru

Farewell Valley: a Novel by Im Ch’ŏru

Farewell ValleyBy Im Ch’ŏru, translated from the Korean by Jennifer M. Lee and Jonathan R. Bagley (MerwinAsia, 2016) Readers new to Korean literature who value historical memory as a gateway to truth, reconciliation, and healing will find Farewell Valley a...
January 6: The Film—It Needs To Go Viral

January 6: The Film—It Needs To Go Viral

The January 6 Select Congressional Committee released its final report on December 22, 2022. The report is the culmination of the ten hearings the nation has witnessed on television from June through December at intervals. The hearings have had a dramatic impact on...
The King’s Touch by Tom Sleigh

The King’s Touch by Tom Sleigh

The King’s TouchTom SleighGraywolf Press 2022 For years, Tom Sleigh was a Boston poet, a Cambridge poet, and he made poems that seemed associated with the interpretive and bookish spirit of those places, writing poems that were deeply and kaleidoscopically...
Uncharted in Iraq

Uncharted in Iraq

Cartography: Navigating a Year in IraqKatherine SchifaniPotomac Books, June 2022 The year is 2011, the United States is in the final stages of its two-year withdrawal from Iraq, and Katherine Schifani has been deployed with the US army as the head logistics advisor...