Author: Taylor Ropas

The Silver Swan

Elena Delbanco’s The Silver Swan exposes us to a world rich with plush lifestyles and classical music in present-day Manhattan. Mariana shares her famous father’s unique talent for music and he promises her his invaluable cello, the Silver Swan. He…

Whisper Hollow

Whisper Hollow, by Chris Cander, $17.05 (Other Press) What an incredible storyline. Chris Cander weaves together separate stories of two different women who each receive their share of indescribable grief. The contrast between the two characters is just brilliant. They…