Phoenix Staff Picks of 2023

LITERATURE Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner (2021) People throw around the phrase "modern classic" without critically thinking about the message a piece of media carries and its longevity. When used in association with this book, no words could…

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Phoenix Staff Picks of 2022

LITERATURE On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous¬†by Ocean Vuong (2019) Heartbreaking poetic prose that might just lead to daydreaming, creating, or even hope. - Diana If You Come Softly¬†by Jacqueline Woodson (1998) This YA novel had me crying in a coffee…

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Phoenix Staff Picks of 2021

LITERATURE White Noise by Don DeLillo (1985) Satirical, funny, and all too real glance at American consumerism, ignorance, and the relation between self-obsession and self-deception. - Aslan A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles (2016) Super comforting read after a rough…

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