Hope for redemption and the devotion of dutiful families, in short stories from in and around New Mexico.
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The antic storytelling of a modest master finds mischievous fun in the romance and family life of the American West. Review by Stefan Beck.
In his twentieth book in twenty years, a renowned writer “drills down into the strangeness of contemporary life.”
New story collections from two modern masters suggest that we’re living in a Golden Age of short “fantastika”.
A novel-in-stories of a young Long Island misanthrope hits like a punch, with biting wit at an antic pace. Review by Justin Taylor.
Edith Pearlman captures the sophisticated inner lives of children — and the childishness of sophisticates.
The author of Wolf Hall opens doors into alternate worlds in her new collection of short fiction.
A novelist of the surreal finds his true calling: concise tales of loss, love, and liquor.
A haunting collection of transcontinental horrors, from the National Book Award-winning author of Europe Central.
Jane Gardam may be the most celebrated writer that many readers barely know. Two major prizes greeted her first collection of short stories in 1975; the Katherine Mansfield Award followed for another volume; the Prix Baudelaire for her first novel […]
A new collection of short stories plays narrative games for high stakes.
It’s been two decades since Elizabeth McCracken’s bravura story collection Here’s Your Hat What’s Your Hurry. At long last she returns to the form in this collection, nine tales of ordinary lives transformed in ways large and small. The title promises electricity: the contents deliver.
With ashcan realism, Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski chronicles the inner life of an entire Chicago neighborhood through these vivid and authentic stories. A touch of magical realism creates zest comparable to the humanist parables of Ray Bradbury and Kurt Vonnegut.
Uncoiling a Booker Prize winner’s tightly wound collection of short — at times very short — stories.