Ninety-nine Stories of God by Joy Williams

REVIEWED BY ANNE E. WEISGERBER Ninety-nine Stories of God by Joy Williams | Tin House Books, 2016 | ISBN: 978-1941040355 | 151 pages | $19.95 Compressed fiction writers benefit from a study of Joy Williams’s story collection, Ninety-nine Stories of God. Williams not only provides a rich reading experience, but also confirms the micro fiction… More Ninety-nine Stories of God by Joy Williams

The Right Hand, The Left Hand, and the Failure to Communicate by Joe Mills

When I was younger, I was proud of my balance. I skied. I skateboarded. I walked curbs without falling. In retrospect, I suspect my self-esteem was unjustified. I probably was a kid with average coordination. Studies suggest people can be poor judges of their own abilities. For example, many students who believe themselves good at… More The Right Hand, The Left Hand, and the Failure to Communicate by Joe Mills

Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War by Viet Thanh Nguyen

REVIEWED BY LYNNE WEISS Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War by Viet Thanh Nguyen  | Harvard University Press 2016 | ISBN: 9780674660342 | 384 pgs. Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War might seem like an odd title for a book about a conflict in which six million people were killed,… More Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War by Viet Thanh Nguyen