RaveO: The Oprah MagazineFrequent switches of tense and vignettes that start midaction create a sense that characters exist beyond the page. Populated by many memorable voices, the work feels loose and textural, both all-encompassing and personal. It asks the kinds of questions only a novel could dare; like a great novel must, it leaves many of them unanswered.
RaveO: The Oprah MagazineFull of original and quoted poems, this heartbreaking novel is an invitation to contemplate whether the richness and ambition of one's life has to correspond to the proportions of one's landscape. The corners of even the smallest rooms needn't be confining, but places where 'forces of the universe [run] deeper," if one only knows how to look, how to feel.'