The Tsar of Love and Techno by Anthony Marra

To date, Anthony Marra’s The Tsar of Love and Techno: Stories is the best story collection I have read. I loved reading (and being surprised by) the interconnected stories and characters in the collection. Since the stories revolved around the same characters, I felt like I got to know them more with each story IContinue reading “The Tsar of Love and Techno by Anthony Marra”

“Peep Show” by Nathan Englander

Another story in Nathan Englander’s What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, “Peep Show” takes us on a reflective journey. In a weak and impulsive moment, a man takes a detour into a strip club. He knows he shouldn’t, but, heck, we are all entitled to make our own mistakes, so letContinue reading ““Peep Show” by Nathan Englander”

“What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank” by Nathan Englander

“What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank” (the title story of this compilation) is about the generation(s) of Jewish Americans that grew up after the holocaust. For the most part, they’d lived generally worry-free lives, with some members of the generation eventually moving “back” from the US to Israel. Speaking of USContinue reading ““What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank” by Nathan Englander”