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Benjamin Woodard lives in Connecticut. His recent fiction has appeared in Cheap PopdecomP magazinESpartan, and Numéro Cinq. His reviews and essays have been featured in, or are forthcoming from, Numéro CinqVol. 1 BrooklynRain Taxi Review of BooksThe Kenyon Review, and other fine publications. He is a member of the National Book Critics Circle. You can find him at and on Twitter.





Book Reviews

Blessed With Memory | Review of Richard Ford’s Canada

Laughing at Despair | Review of The Fun Parts by Sam Lipsyte

Waiting to Pounce | Review of Astragal by Albertine Sarrazin

What is Home? | Review of Eucalyptus by Mauricio Segura

Calling the Dead to Life | Review of Lydia Davis’s Can’t and Won’t

“I’d learned this from a war movie” | A Review of Ondjaki’s Granma Nineteen and the Soviet’s Secrets

The Experience of a Woman: A Review of Ingrid Winterbach’s The Elusive Moth

A Rapid Fire Life: Review of Nell Zink’s The Wallcreeper

A Twisty, Haunted Masterpiece: A Review of Kelly Link’s Get in Trouble

Here in Russia: A Review of Jeff Parker’s Where Bears Roam the Streets

Let Us Become These Voices Made Visible: A Review of Mia Couto’s Pensativities

Awaiting the Deluge: A Review of Rochester Knockings by Hubert Haddad

Wait With Us: Review of The Reactive by Masande Ntshanga

House of Lunatics | Review of Revulsion: Thomas Bernhard in San Salvador by Horacio Castellanos Moya

She Will Not Have Crying Jags | Review of Jen George’s The Babysitter at Rest

Just Water, Water Everywhere | Review of Blue Field by Elise Levine 

Something out of Nothing | Review of The Invented Part by Rodrigo Fresán



The Search in the Dark: Interview with Noy Holland

A Lost Bridge Between Now and the Past: An Interview with Ondjaki

Surrounded by Strangers: Interview with Lydia Davis

.Getting Down to the Algorithm | Interview with Alexander MacLeod

My God, What Have I Done? | Interview with Ethan Rutherford

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