Columnist Reia Li PO ‘24 wanted a way to connect to Chinese traditions despite being physically separated from their place of origin. “Spirit Abroad,” a collection of short stories that puts Chinese and Malaysian mythological creatures in more modern contexts, allowed her to do just that.
The biblio-files: How the publishing industry is controlling your next read
Alex Aster’s Tiktok famous novel “Lightlark” failed to live up to its publisher’s promises, says book columnist Tomi Oyedeji-Olaniyan CM `23.
Literary wanderings: The many truths of the ‘Black Star Trilogy’
Although a bit lackluster at times, Marlon James’ “Dark Star Trilogy,” particularly “Black Leopard, Red Wolf,” must be acknowledged for its brilliant structure, according to book columnist Ryan Lillestrand PZ ’23.