Items by Kathleen Yale

The old ennui
The old ennui
Review of “Funny Once” by Antonya Nelson.
Not fade away
Not fade away
“Monument Road: A Novel” by Charlie Quimby
This is a man’s world
This is a man’s world
Ballistics by D.W. Wilson
Return to innocence: A review of Queen of America
Return to innocence: A review of Queen of America
In Luis Alberto Urrea's sequel to The Hummingbird's Daughter, the author continues his imagined story of his legendary Great-aunt Teresita, who was known as the Saint of Cabora.
An L.A. story, in incidents and rhythms: A review of The Book of Want
Daniel Olivas' novel uses magical realism to describe the lives of a Mexican-American family in Los Angeles.
The painful beauty of love
Melanie Rae Thon's short stories, gathered in her collection In This Light, paint a desolate and tender picture of the West.
'The music of men's lives'
'The music of men's lives'
In his new novel, Work Song, Ivan Doig describes the struggle between mine owners and union activists in post-WWI Butte, Mont.