MAY 2021 | Books
David Winners darkly satirical third novel, Enemy Combatant, takes us to the Caucasus region during the second Bush administration, where longtime friends set off on a misguided mission to infiltrate a CIA secret prison. The action is propulsive, the narrative surreal and deeply unnerving. Haunted by recent loss, adrift in an unfamiliar land, the characters desperate moves unwind hypnotically, their consequences in turns tragic and absurd.
JUNE 2020 | Books
Clifford Thompsons What It Is: Race, Family, and One Thinking Black Mans Blues meticulously details one black mans loss of innocence after the election of Donald Trump. In searing, sometimes funny prose, Thompson tells of his growing up in working-class, African American Washington DC, his marriage, and fatherhood.