Bennington Magazine

Image of The Sky Is Yours
Chandler Klang Smith ’05 (Hogarth, January 2018)
Image of Memento Park
Mark Sarvas MFA ’19 (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, March 2018)
Image of Tangerine
Christine Mangan ’04 (Ecco, March 2018)
Image of Wonder Valley
Ivy Pochoda MFA ’11 (Ecco, November 2017)
Image of Song of a Captive Bird
Jasmin Darznik MFA ’14 (Ballantine Books, February 2018)
Image of Politics of the Pantry
Emily E. LB. Twarog ’92 (Oxford University Press, October 2017)
Image of This Will be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America
Morgan Jerkins MFA ’16 (Harper Perennial, January 2018)
Image of How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
Michael Pollan '76 (Penguin Press, May 2018)
“Smith’s gifts of imagination are staggering. Her world-building is a ...wickedly satirical synthesis that underlines just how fractured our own realities can be during periods of fear, unrest, inequality, and instability” NPR
“. . . an absorbing drama about a first generation Hungarian-American rooting around in his family’s buried past in the hopes of fathoming his legacy” NPR
“The thriller that everyone will be talking about . . . One of those sinuous, Hitchcockian tales that disorients in the best way. . . . Hypnotic.” Esquire
“A dizzying, kaleidoscopic thriller that refuses to let readers look away from the dark side of Southern California . . . ” Los Angeles Times
“a complex and beautiful rendering of that vanished country and its scattered people; a reminder of the power and purpose of art; and an ode to female creativity under a patriarchy that repeatedly tries to snuff it out.” The New York Times
“A new book examines the legacy of the women-led consumer protests of the mid-20th century.” The Atlantic
“A beautiful example of possibility, nuance and passion coexisting, even in our heightened political moment . . .” Los Angeles Times
“. . . a calm survey of the past, present and future. A book about a blurry subject, it is clear eyed and assured” The New York Times