Beauty Salon by Mario Bellatin
A strange and elegiac little novel, steeped in sadness and decay. A book that’s obtusely about disease and isolation that ties accidentally and snugly into our current world.
Beauty Salon by Mario Bellatin, (List Price: $14.95, Deep Vellum Publishing, 9781646050734, September 2021)
Reviewed by Justin Souther, Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe in Asheville, North Carolina