Bradley Sides

Critic

USA

Bradley Sides is a writer and English instructor. He is a regular contributor to BookBrowse. His work appears in Electric Literature, Fiction Southeast, The Lit Pub, Literary Orphans, The Rumpus, Tupelo Quarterly, and elsewhere. He is working on his first collection of short stories.

What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky

Date: 01 Aug 2017 Category: Books
8.0 Rating
“The Future Looks Good,” the opening story in Lesley Nneka Arimah’s dazzling debut, What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky, begins with a young Nigerian woman struggling to unlock a door. It’s a seemingly simple scenario, but it’s this image that establishes the thematic narrative threadwork for what connects many of the collection’s rather intricate stories: people struggling to attain peace. Arimah approaches this familiar t ...