Book Reviews

New reading recommendations from Colorado Review

  • 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....

  • Corporeality


    By Hollis Seamon

    With deceptive quietness, Hollis Seamon's second collection of short stories, Corporeality, offers a penetrating look...

  • Spectacle


    By Susan Steinberg

    The female narrators in Susan Steinberg’s third short story collection, Spectacle, are direct. They confess....