Articles by Scott Cheshire

December 18, 2014

A Year in Reading: Scott Cheshire 2

The only thing that could have made Marilynn Robinson’s Lila better were if she rocked me in her arms as she read it to me as if I were her child.

August 12, 2013

Over Here, Over There: Said Sayrafiezadeh’s Brief Encounters with the Enemy 0

This is not a book about there. It’s about here, what America feels like, here, and now, while at war.

April 12, 2013

Buoyant and Blue: On Jessica Soffer’s Tomorrow There Will Be Apricots 2

A novel about food becomes so much more than some simple story of domestic affirmation found in the kitchen, because, in the end, we always have Grandma’s recipe tin. Instead, it becomes a story of food’s very foundational and fluid place in our understanding of the world.