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Ladies of the Rachmaninoff Eyes

With brilliant comic writing and dialogue evocative of Capote, McCullers, and Waugh, Van Dyke’s delightfully unproblematized story of a Black queer youth’s coming-of-age feels decades ahead of its time.

Twice Lost

Readers undaunted by deep perplexities will find in Paul, who died in 1973, a writer worthy of comparison with such diverse sensibilities as Patricia Highsmith’s mordant psychological suspense and Charles Williams’s Manichean metaphysical fantasy. An odd duck with iridescent plumage.

Emily Dickinson Face to Face

With charming anecdotes and moments vividly recalled, Bianchi’s thoughtful account offers the rarest of first-hand glimpses behind Dickinson’s swiftly drawn curtain, conveyed in searching and graceful prose worthy of its subject.


Individually compelling and collectively masterful, these resonant stories are told in cadenced prose of a ravishing, unforced eloquence. Writing this brilliant and evocative deserves a place on any shelf.


Could there be a more fitting moment for the revival of Dick’s uneasy little masterpiece than our own era of isolation, fractious culture wars, widening intolerance, and environmental decline?

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