Mythili G. Rao’s book reviews and essays have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, Newsweek, The Daily Beast, Words Without Borders, and other publications. She covers books for WNYC, where she is a producer for The Takeaway from Public Radio International.
Our Diaries, Ourselves
Moving fluidly between the trivial and profound, Julavits shows what a diary can do. It’s a vivid counterpoint to Manguso’s serious disavowal of the form....