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poetry review
100 Chinese Silences
by Timothy Yu
Yu takes on the poetry elite with his parodic poems, prompting a debate about cultural appropriation. Reviewed by John Bradley

fiction review
Native Believer
by Ali Eteraz
Pakistani-Dominican immigrant author Eteraz debates what America is in this brilliant and haunting post-9/11 satire. Reviewed by Julia Stein

fiction review
Revulsion: Thomas Bernhard in San Salvador
by Horacio Castellanos Moya
Translated into English nineteen years after its first publication, Salvadoran author Castellanos Moya’s novel ridicules intolerance and brutality. Reviewed by Erik Noonan

rain taxi rewind
Dawn Lundy Martin
Rewind this week to 2008, when we reviewed Dawn Lundy Martin’s debut collection A Gathering of Matter / A Matter of Gathering (University of Georgia Press).

video feature
americassnakeAmerica's Snake
Assigned to review Ted Levin’s America’s Snake: The Rise and Fall of the Timber Rattlesnake (University of Chicago Press), our intrepid reviewer Michael Swingen instead made a 30-minute film about the book, the author, and the process of reviewing.