The Wandering Falcon

Written nearly forty years ago and only recently published, Jamil Ahmad’s The Wandering Falcon is something between a novel and a collection of interconnected stories that follow Tor Baz, “The Black Falcon,” through different moments in his life. Tor Baz is an orphaned nomad whose life has been uprooted many times since childhood. He spends his life wanderingContinue reading “The Wandering Falcon”

Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self

Danielle Evans really hits it out of the ballpark in her debut collection of short stories, Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self (don’t you just love that title?). I first heard about the book a few months ago when it was listed on New York Magazine‘s 2010 “Most Anticipated Fall Fiction” list; the buzzContinue reading “Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self”