Left Bank Books Logo

Collectively operated since 1973

Return to Staff Picks

Tender: Stories

by: Sofia Samatar

Publisher: Small Beer Press (2017)


Staff Pick by comrade: ml

As always, Samatar's stories bloom like mycellia - here, they bloom into a myriad of cosmopolitan worlds, each but a few steps away from the magnitude of our current crisis. Her challenge here is to move from the tender of the perpetually wounded to the tender of the gardener or holobiont.