Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

I’ve always wanted to read this book because I’ve always been drawn to the sinister and otherworldly beauty of its cover. Its insides are no different. . . . “I think this delicate tightrope walk between the real and the sense of something beyond the...

The Lost Daughter Collective by Lindsay Drager

This novella won the 2018 Shirley Jackson award for Best Novella and was nominated for the 2017 Lambda Award. It’s good to know I’m not the only one who believes this novella is brilliant. I’ve never read anything like it. The Lost Daughter Collective interrogates the...

The Wilds by Julia Elliott

I discovered Julia Elliott in bed. It was late, the winter of 2015, and I was on a quest to find the end of the internet. My search landed me on a book review in the New York Times. ‘The New and Improved Romie Futch’ by Julia Elliott. Beneath the headline sat a...

Lynch on Lynch edited by Chris Rodley

“If it is not only hard to define the experience of watching a Lynch film, but also to pinpoint what one has actually seen, it is because the uncanny lies at the very core of Lynch’s work.” -Chris Rodley   ‘The uncanny is uncanny because...