"It's as if Stephen King and Susan Sontag had a love child and then hired Henry Miller as the nanny. That love child then grew up and wrote these short stories. Machado is fearless.
Every story, pretty much every damn moment, is unsettling and ..."
"It blows my mind that this wasn't published when the author was alive. It saddens my heart greatly that it wasn't published in the subject's lifetime. To have the narrative of a former slave from the last slave ship to America is important. To hav..."
"One word: surreal. Two words: hauntingly surreal.
Imagine reading Franz Kafka and André Breton simultaneously while watching Frida Khalo paint her way out of a René Magritte painting into one by Salvador Dali as Andy Warhol films it and Rod Ser..."