Joni Murphy’s Double Teenage grapples with typical adolescent girldom. And, as Shannon Tien writes, that means violence is never far away.
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.
In Station Eleven, a troupe of actors and musicians traverse a dystopian wasteland and search for meaning in their art.