The buzz for Elvia Wilk’s forthcoming debut novel OVAL (Soft Skull Press, June 2019) continues with an excerpt from the book’s opening pages posted today on The piece is part of the online edition of the magazine’s current issue: “The Politics of Feeling.”

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“A fascinating near-future exploration of relationships, sustainability, and power. An extraordinarily accomplished debut novel.”— Jeff VanderMeer, author of BORNE and ANNIHILATION