The Neapolitan Novels

Will the real Elena please step forward? The Neopolitan Novels is a series of 4 books written by someone who goes by the name of Elena Ferrante. For several years and over the course of many books and even more rumors and guesses as to who she was, her true identity remained hidden. When the…

Still Here

Still Here by Lara Vapnyar tells the story of 4 Russian immigrants whose relationships resemble those of incestuous siblings – 30-something year old friends who have all dated each other and even the same gender friendships are described with vague homoerotic tones. Vica and Sergey are married to each other but before that, Sergey dated Regina….