Tag Archives: David S. Atkinson

An Untamed State by Roxane Gay (A Review)

By David S. Atkinson Grove Atlantic Press 368 pgs | $16.00             Mireille Duval Jameson has lived a life of privilege. The daughter of Haitian immigrants who endlessly struggled in the United States to become successful and then returned in splendor … Continue reading

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Orphans by Ben Tanzer (A Review)

By David S. Atkinson 170 pgs. | $15.95 NIU Press  I’m no stranger to the writing of Ben Tanzer. I know well the realism (though inventive) present in books like Repetition Patterns, You Can Make Him Like You, Lucky Man, … Continue reading

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Rontel by Sam Pink (A Review)

David S. Atkinson Lazy Fascist Press 96 pgs. | $7.95 (through Amazon) Much of the chatter I hear about modern fiction seems heavily focused on plot. I frequently hear that a story does not exist if something doesn’t happen that … Continue reading

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