What We’re Reading: August 2019

Heavy Feather Review

We editors love reading at HFR—and talking books, writing, and publishing around the clock—so we decided to catalog our selections every month as the new feature “What We’re Reading.” Following are our recommendations for the month.

Novels

Memorabilia
By A.S. Coomer

“When adjunct professor Stephen Paul accidentally discovers the suicide note of his recently deceased friend, he unwittingly trips a wire into his own enigmatic madness. Within hours, the basic characteristics of his life rupture and are transformed by incarceration and psychiatric chaos. As a prisoner of the state and of his own body, Stephen’s existence appears absurd, ruthless, and barely stitched together. He must come to embrace that the only way out is through an associative mind, one that is as much invisible as it is material.”

EEG
By Daša Drndić

“Andreas Ban’s suicide attempt has failed. Though very ill, he still finds the will to tap on…

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Categories: Literature

A.S. Coomer

Writer. Reader. Musician. Friend to cats. Collector of tattoos.

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