Kerri Arsenault is Orion’s reviews editor and author of Mill Town: Reckoning with What Remains. Her work has appeared in Freeman’s, the Boston Globe, Down East, the Paris Review Daily, the New York Review of Books, Air Mail, and the Washington Post.
Art & Craft
People from My Neighborhood Hiromi Kawakami Soft Skull Press I LOVE MINIATURES, the way big ideas are shrunk to digestible bits and dollhouse-size designs, where everything is there—just smaller. In Continue reading
Art & Craft
Gordo by Jaime Cortez Black Cat Every sentence in this collection balances gymnastically, expertly on the thin blade of hilarity and mourning, happiness and despair. Cortez’s recurring character, Gordo, Continue reading
Jonathan Lethem is the author of eleven novels, five short story collections, and several nonfiction books, for which he has received the National Book Critics Circle Award and a MacArthur Fellowship. Continue reading
Here’s a terrifying fact: conservative estimates say that household hormone-disrupting chemicals are costing the US $340 billion annually in healthcare costs. This statistic received the attention of Leonardo Trasande, which led Continue reading