Register Sunday | December 17 | 2017

Shannon Tien

No Country for Young Women

Joni Murphy’s Double Teenage grapples with typical adolescent girldom. And, as Shannon Tien writes, that means violence is never far away.

All the Beautiful Girls

Sylvie Rancourt’s memoir from her time as a stripper was censored and seized when it came out in the 1980s. Shannon Tien on a long-deserved English translation of Melody: Story of a Nude Dancer.

Merely Players

In Station Eleven, a troupe of actors and musicians traverse a dystopian wasteland and search for meaning in their art.