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#KoreaToo

February 14, 2019 NeedaBook 0

It is curious that a book not primarily focused on sexual violence has become a cultural touchstone for Korea’s version of the Me Too movement. But the local activism grouped under the American label of […]

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The Migrant Caravan: Made in USA

February 14, 2019 NeedaBook 0

The migrant caravan that left Honduras and headed north toward the US last October is the largest flight from drug trafficking in history. Though the phenomenon of Central American caravans isn’t new, never before have […]

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Tove Jansson On Writer’s Block

February 14, 2019 NeedaBook 0

Tove Jansson During a recent trip to Stockholm, I came across a new collection of stories and essays by Tove Jansson in a bookstore. Though Jansson is perhaps best known as the creator of the […]

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Poetry Rx: Valentine’s Day Edition

February 14, 2019 NeedaBook 0

In our column Poetry Rx, readers write in with a specific emotion, and our resident poets—Sarah Kay, Kaveh Akbar, and Claire Schwartz—take turns prescribing the perfect poems to match. This week, Kaveh Akbar is on the line. ©Ellis Rosen […]

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Sharing Love

February 14, 2019 NeedaBook 0

Walter Crane, Jack and Jill, 1877. Illustration from Walter Crane’s The Baby’s Opera. I adore it when I see two people—today it was, from the looks of it, a mother and child here on Canal […]

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Elyse Watches the Bachelor–S23 E6: Group Dates Kinda Suck

February 13, 2019 NeedaBook 0

My apologies for the late recap, Bitchery. Severe winter weather took it out of me yesterday. I was hopeful that the ice and snow would kill my satellite feed, but alas, the Rose God was […]

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Leona: The Die is Cast by Jenny Rogneby

February 13, 2019 NeedaBook 0

B- Leona: The Die is Cast by Jenny Rogneby August 1, 2017 · Other Press Mystery/Thriller I am always looking for new female voices in crime fiction, and I picked up Leona: The Die is […]

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HaBO: Triad Historical Romance

February 13, 2019 NeedaBook 0

This HaBO comes from Em, who is searching for this erotic historical romance: I hope someone will be able to identify this book. It’s part of a series that focuses on a specific family but […]

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Undefeated, ISIS Is Back in Iraq

February 13, 2019 NeedaBook 0

The intelligence my colleagues and I have collected is disturbing: over the past fifteen months, hundreds of attacks linked to ISIS have taken place in areas that were supposed to have been liberated. Islamic State […]

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Redux: Nouns Like Desire

February 13, 2019 NeedaBook 0

Every week, the editors of The Paris Review lift the paywall on a selection of interviews, stories, poems, and more from the magazine’s archive. You can have these unlocked pieces delivered straight to your inbox every Sunday […]