Our Wives Under the Sea By:
March 3, 2022
Some books are hard to categorize. Instead of being immediately recognizable as high fantasy or romance or the sort of literary work beloved by university professors, they meld genres, slipping from one to the other as if donning new clothes. Julia Armfield takes an exploration of grief, a celebration of love and romance, and the unknown horrors that lurk deep within the ocean, melding them together into a book that lingers long after the final page.
Terminal Boredom By:
Polly Barton, Sam Bett, David Boyd, Daniel Joseph, Aiko Masubuchi, Helen O’Horan Release Date:
April 20, 2021
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Izumi Suzuki is a Japanese author whose science fiction works left a lasting impact on the genre and should have been translated into English long ago. Thankfully, this collection has begun the overdue task of bringing her work to a much wider international audience. Terminal Boredom is a collection of some of her short fiction translated into English and bound together in this 240 page volume.
Sum: Tales from the Afterlives By:
David Eagleman’s Sum: Tales from the Afterlives is a very
short collection of stories all centering on the afterlife or what a possible
afterlife may entail. This isn’t Eagleman’s only published work. He has quite a
long list of nonfiction books, most of which involve Eagleman’s background as a
professor of neuroscience at Standford University and CEO of a neurototech