Colorado Review

Current Issue: Summer 2021

Colorado Review Summer 2021


Book Reviews

New reading recommendations from Colorado Review

  • The Perfect Nine

    The Perfect Nine

    By Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

    Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o is, by both artistic and political measures, one of the most important...

  • Now It’s Dark

    Now It’s Dark

    By Peter Gizzi

    Written in a time of loss and disaffection, the fatigue in these poems is insidious....

  • Dunce


    By Mary Ruefle

    The poems of Mary Ruefle have often felt like delightful puzzles: slippery, full of surprise,...

  • Atomizer


    By Elizabeth A. I. Powell

    Scent evokes memory. Such strong associations with smell have prompted perfumes, the pinnacle of scent,...