A Button in the Dark: Jenny Offill’s Dept. of Speculation.

Jenny Offill’s newest novel, Dept. of Speculation, is the antidote to the giant novels that have been grabbing much of this year’s collective literary attention. Not that The Goldfinch was a bad book—it has found a giant place in my heart—but that the big ones provide an entirely different reading experience. (It would be surprising to […]