Book Reviews

New reading recommendations from Colorado Review

  • The Devil's Workshop

    The Devil’s Workshop

    By Jáchym Topol, Translated from the Czech by Alex Zucker

    How do we memorialize twentieth century atrocities? And who decides what, why, and how we...

  • Without a Net

    Without a Net

    By Ana Maria Shua, translated by Steven J. Stewart

    Trapeze artists and animals. Freaks and clowns. Crowds, high-wires and swallowed swords. In the same...

  • On Sal Mal Lane

    On Sal Mal Lane

    By Ru Freeman

    In this era saturated with polarization: political, religious and economic, where opposing forces take sides...

  • Ghost Moth

    Ghost Moth

    By Michèle Forbes

    Forbes is a master of creating high tension and drama in the simplest of movements...

  • Lotería


    By Mario Alberto Zambrano

    After three years of diligent work, Mario Alberto Zambrano’s first novel, Lotería, provides readers with...

  • Survival Skills

    Survival Skills

    By Jean Ryan

    A greyhound refuses to run. The dog—bred for explosive speed and vicious grace—instead limps and...

  • Boneland


    By Nance Van Winckel

    Capture the flux of three generations across multiple states. Sketch it out in striking images....