We the Animals [is] the kind of sensitive, carefully wrought autobiographical first novel that may soon be extinct from the mainstream publishing world...An affecting story of love, loss and the irreversible trauma that a single event can bring to a family. Read the full review here.
A novel so honest, poetic, and tough that it makes you reexamine what it means to love and to hurt. Read the full review here.
The communal howl of three young brothers sustains this sprint of a novel...The collage of vignettes is elevated by Torres's twitchy prose, in which the pummel of hard consonants and slant rhymes becomes a kind of incantation... Read the full review here (pdf). Read the interview here.
THE BEST BOOK YOU'LL READ THIS FALL...the kind of book that makes a career...It's a knock to the head that will leave your mouth agape. Torres is a savage new talent. Read the full review here (pdf).
A gorgeous, howling coming-of-age novel that will devour your heart.