Sci-fi has a long tradition of talking about power, dystopian politics and authoritarianism — and it’s never been more necessary.
Sci-fi has a long tradition of talking about power, dystopian politics and authoritarianism — and it’s never been more necessary. Read More
The book is a hilarious yet hellish account of wasted days and wasted nights in Brownsville, which Martinez depicts as a dirt-poor land of extreme machismo, where growing up means having to contend with a drug-smuggling father and the hijinks of two sisters who bleach their brown hair blond and call themselves “Mimi” in a fruitless effort to pass as Caucasian. Read More
Amulet Since his death in 2003 at age 50, Chilean-born writer Roberto BolaÃ±o seems to have skipped over the typical stages of an emerging literary cult figure and moved quickly toward canonization. A novel, a collection of short stories, and … Read More
From a renovated church in East Austin, its bright offices lined with posters of exotic foreign films, Eugenio del Bosque presides over a rare marriage—an arts festival and outreach program for struggling schoolchildren that is proving to be a lasting … Read More
My Chaos Theory The 12 short stories that comprise My Chaos Theory were written over a span of almost 20 years. Brought together, they explore the male psyche under a haze of obligations toward women: mothers, daughters, stepdaughters, wives deceased … Read More