Me, Who Dove into the Heart of the World

THE NARRATOR of Sabina Berman’s novel Me, Who Dove into the Heart of the World is Karen Nieto, an autistic woman whose exceptional connection with animals, particularly tuna, leads her to Continue reading

The Race for What’s Left

WHAT LINKS EXPLORATION in the depths of the Arctic winter with the tensions that fueled the Arab Spring? Deep-sea drilling off the coast of Florida with forest clearing in the heart Continue reading

The Rime of the Modern Mariner

Nick Hayes’s graphic adventure The Rime of the Modern Mariner brings a contemporary twist to Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s classic poem. Set off by an act of mindless killing, this modern mariner’s Continue reading

Come, Thief

COME, THIEF IS A LARGE and compassionate gift to the reader. Such a gift comes at great cost, for the contemplative life is one of unique and unending sacrifice, and it Continue reading

Rat Island

DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, Japan and the United States fought over Alaska’s Aleutian Islands. The United States Navy drove out Japan, and the Aleutian campaign was almost forgotten — except Continue reading