Book Reviews

New reading recommendations from Colorado Review

  • Mongolian Horse

    Mongolian Horse

    By David E Yee

    It is easy to see how the stories forming David E. Yee’s debut collection, Mongolian...

  • A Single Rose

    A Single Rose

    By Muriel Barbery

    Muriel Barbery’s A Single Rose follows a French botanist’s emotional tour through the Zen gardens...

  • Y/N


    By Esther Yi

    Hope may be the thing with feathers, but according to Søren Kierkegaard, it can fly...

  • Café Shira

    Café Shira

    By David Ehrlich (translated by Michael Swirsky)

    Café Shira isn’t simply a place to grab cup of coffee. Oh, no. For many,...

  • Bratwurst Haven

    Bratwurst Haven

    By Rachel King

    A linked collection is such a readerly pleasure. As each new story begins, the reader...

  • Homesickness


    By Colin Barrett

    The Irish writer Colin Barrett’s second story collection, Homesickness, contains memorable portraits of characters who...

  • Seeking Fortune Elsewhere

    Seeking Fortune Elsewhere

    By Sindya Bhanoo

    The eight stories in Seeking Fortune Elsewhere, Sindya Bhanoo’s exquisite debut story collection, paint a...