An ocean of gratitude for the new ISLE reviews/mentions this week:
In New York Magazine, Kathryn Schulz says “My current favorite short-story-writer-too-few-
In Marie Claire, ISLE is one of Steph Opitz’s “What to Read Now” picks.
Vanity Fair says “The stories in Laura van den Berg’s dreamy The Isle of Youth are absolutely captivating.”
At Booklist Annie Bostrom weighs in with: “…Van den Berg sends her characters along the undulations of extraordinary familial relationships—navigating their understood strength and, at the same time, arbitrariness—and gathers their piercingly true, hauntingly single voices in this memorable collection.”
At Flavorwire ISLE is a “Must-Read for November.”