The Impossible Resurrection of Grief Launch Video

Did you miss our book launch celebration for Octavia Cade’s The Impossible Resurrection of Grief? The video is now up on YouTube. We had a fantastic hour of poetry, music, and a lively discussion about fairy tales, extinction, and how we grieve in a time of such large-scale losses. Click through to watch the video or read the transcript.

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Review: Hummingbird Salamander by Jeff VanderMeer

Jeff VanderMeer’s Hummingbird Salamander is a departure from his last few novels: a realist thriller about “Jane Smith,” a woman who finds a taxidermied hummingbird and through this discovery becomes embroiled in an “ecoterrorist” plot.

In this blog entry, I review Jeff VanderMeer’s newest novel, Hummingbird Salamander, focusing on protagonist Jane Smith.

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