Book Reviews

New reading recommendations from Colorado Review

  • 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...

  • Now you Know It All

    Now you Know It All

    By Joanna Pearson

    Now You Know It All, winner of the Drue Heinz Literature Prize, reads more like...

  • Shit Cassandra Saw

    Shit Cassandra Saw

    By Gwen E. Kirby

    In Greek mythology, Apollo grants Trojan priestess Cassandra the power to prophesize the future, but...

  • What Could Be Saved

    What Could Be Saved

    By Gregory Spatz

    Gregory Spatz’s short fiction collection, What Could Be Saved, raises essential questions about the nature...