by John Domini
JUL-AUG 2014 | Books
Texas may be the southernmost point in the U.S., but it gets awfully cold. The chill pervades Larry McMurtrys best novels, like The Last Picture Show (1966), in which the biting winds may carry away a young mans soul. The same threat hangs over Brandon Hobsons new slip of a novel, Deep Ellum.
by J.T. Price
APR 2016 | Books
In Backyard, the first of two stories in Sam Aldens recent New Construction, a radical commune in a southern-seeming town must sort through tensions when one of its membersa young woman suffering from an unspecified sexual traumabegins behaving exactly like a dog: going around on all-fours, barking, and antagonizing the communally kept chickens in the backyard.