Review of Alicia Kopf’s BROTHER IN ICE in The Seattle Review of Books

8 Aug

Brother-in-ice-WEBI’m happy to have my review of Alicia Kopf’s Brother in Ice (translated by Mara Faye Lethem) over on The Seattle Review of Books today. Here’s how it begins:

If you’re a fiend for story, Alicia Kopf’s Brother in Ice (translated by Mara Faye Lethem) will not necessarily scratch your itch. But if you crave novels that put the “novel” back in novel — here mashing up research in arctic exploration with travelogues, diary entries, diagrams, photographs, text messages, and the economy of Facebook likes — come a little closer, friend.

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2 Responses to “Review of Alicia Kopf’s BROTHER IN ICE in The Seattle Review of Books”

  1. Claire 'Word by Word' August 9, 2018 at 1:31 am #

    I’m thinking of reading this and read the first few pages, timely that your review is here, looking forward to your thoughts.

    • Anca Szilagyi August 9, 2018 at 8:01 am #

      Let me know how you like it, Claire!

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