weekend reading

Chris Kraus's Torpor, originally published in 2006, was recently republished by semiotext(e). In Null and Void, Becca Rothfeld insists that Torpor  "is not the festival of negativity we deserved but the festival of negativity we needed in those—and these—artificially untroubled times." Though she deems the novel "depressing to a fault," she argues for the importance of negativity and negative emotion … Continue reading weekend reading

The Complexity of ‘The Cows’ (our experimental summer continues)

~Post by Jenn S. This is the latest in a series of reviews of experimental fiction written by BookPeople Brian C. and Jenn S. Brian and Jenn have made it their mission this summer to open up their reading lives to the weird, the odd, the curious, the avant garde, and the totally out-there in … Continue reading The Complexity of ‘The Cows’ (our experimental summer continues)