Texas Observer contributor Anis Shivani, who writes fiction, poetry and criticism from his home in Houston, reviews James Magnuson’s novel Famous Writers I Have […]
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2013 Texas Poet Laureate Rosemary Catacalos, a longtime San Antonio resident of Mexican and Greek heritage, makes frequent use of the Ariadne myth in […]
New Yorker writer George Packer has penned a complex but cohesive portrait of American decline in The Unwinding, Anis Shivani writes in the Observer‘s June […]
A few weeks ago we offered a roundup of Texas books recently nominated for or winning major awards. As literary awards season rolls on, […]
Shivani’s new collection, The Fifth Lash & Other Stories, situates its characters within sociopolitical landscapes that figure far more prominently than their homes, offices, and neighborhoods.