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What to read after watching Netflix’s TIGER KING

The show was wild from beginning to end as we followed...

Hey Netflix, you should probably get started on these 7 books

Already binge-watched basically everything good on Netflix at this point? Same....

Cosmic Crust | Tor.com

In an apocalyptic, depopulated city, a young man named Bhu struggles to feed his ailing dog Lucy. Phan, the local pizza parlor owner,...

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The Cruelty of Busyness

With all that’s going on today, it’s easy to nostalgically reflect on 2012 or 2013 as less chaotic and technologically overwhelming. The deluge...

Lingering in Liminal Hours – Chicago Review of Books

At first glance, My Morningless Mornings appears to be the simple musings of a teenage insomniac. The short work details author Stefany Anne...

10 Must-Read Books in April – Chicago Review of Books

The COVID-19 crisis has hit the publishing industry hard. Book events and tours have been cancelled, and many bookstores have closed their physical...

A Changed New York City – Chicago Review of Books

Fantasy writer N. K. Jemisin has a well-deserved reputation for blowing readers’ minds with her beautifully detailed, fully breathing worlds, and her new...

13 Poets in Translation for National Poetry Month – Chicago Review of Books

April is National Poetry Month, which was first organized in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets. We at the Chicago Review of...

Quarantines and Clones in a Timely Debut – Chicago Review of Books

There is an alarming timeliness to Katie M. Flynn’s debut novel The Companions: the book opens in a futuristic California during a quarantine...