Articles by John Madera
Mary Caponegro continues her chronicle of troubled intimacies in the story collection All Fall Down
John Madera reviews Michael Leong’s e.s.p. and recounts the scramble of names, idioms, puns, and wild associations he finds in the poems
In this review of How Some People Like Their Eggs, the author breaks down all that’s irresistible about Sean Lovelace’s witty prose.
Matthew Simmons’ novell A Jello Horse maps the fortunes of an enigmatic crew known only by their initials. John Madera reviews.
Brian Evenson’s stories are populated by wanderers, ciphers, and schizophrenics lost in the fog of their own frustrations. John Madera attempts to navigate the miasma of Fugue State.
Aleksandar Hemon’s prose has scarcely been mentioned without the accompanying adjective ‘Nabokovian’; John Madera looks at Hemon’s new collection of stories Love and Obstacles to see whether the modifier fits.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s The Thing Around Your Neck displays a long list of literary influences; John Madera asks what these well-made stories have to say.