July ’20

Rachel Kushner’s The Mars Room

Prison literature as a genre is something that interests me a lot because of the many different ways that it can be classified – memoirs, fiction, exploitation novels, etc. The Mars Room is interesting because it combines the styles and characteristic elements (more on this later) of a variety of prison lit subgenres to create a fantastic yet realistic story about the flaws in our justice system and in society as a whole.… Read More Rachel Kushner’s The Mars Room