PositiveWorld Literature Today... disquieting ... This introductory story portends the brutally macabre tone of the ensemble ... Enriquez swathes her dozen stories in the viciously fantastical and grotesque, ensuring that her readers never settle ... Through these characters, Enriquez develops the interpersonal effects of Argentina’s larger socioeconomic landscape ... Dangers’s stress on girls and women expertly draws the profound connection between supernaturally tinged horror and the violent degradation of a culture’s most vulnerable ... While Enriquez asserts a sharp political edge in her collection, many stories simply revel in the gruesome and weird ... Each provocative tale elicits shudders and, often, repulsion. With The Dangers of Smoking in Bed, Enriquez carves a space for uncomfortable literature, proving its necessity to an examination of daily horrors.