360 Staff Pick: Blame

Arts, Culture & Media

This gorgeously written novel tracks young history professor Patsy MacLemoore through her alcoholic blackouts, vehicular homicide, prison sentence, and rehabilitation. Don’t let the grim subject matter turn you away. The story’s exploration of responsibility, punishment, and the ways our self-perceptions determine our behavior is authentic and searing.

A survivor of the Olathe shooting at a vigil

A Midwestern medical student on Indian Americans’ ‘failures in solidarity’