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Kristen Roupenian: “We Have So Many Selves Wandering the World”

INTERVIEWS

Kristen Roupenian: “We Have So Many Selves Wandering the World”

A Conversation with Maris Kreizman ×

The author of the viral short story "Cat Person" talks with Maris Kreizman on that story and her new collection "You Know You Want It."
Kafkaesque

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Kafkaesque

Reviewed by David L. Ulin ×

In a new graphic adaptation of Franz Kafka's short fiction, the author's absurdist worldview gets a provocative visual translation.
Five Weird Books for Strange Times

THE SPECULATOR

Five Weird Books for Strange Times

Essay by Paul Di Filippo ×

In a turbulent cultural moment, these uncanny visions take on a special resonance....
Lydia Millet: Dreaming on Paper

INTERVIEW

Lydia Millet: Dreaming on Paper

A Conversation with Mark Athitakis ×

The author of "Fight No More" talks with Mark Athitakis about her new collection and what our homes say about us.
The Delicate Ghosts of Robert Aickman

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The Delicate Ghosts of Robert Aickman

Essay by Paul Di Filippo ×

A new collection of ghostly tales by a master of the supernatural finds uncanny chills lurking around the edges of everyday life.
Awayland: Stories

SHORT STORIES

Awayland: Stories

Reviewed by David L. Ulin ×

Blurred lines -- between fantasy and reality, fairy tale and modern story -- abound in Ramona Ausubel's mysterious short works of fiction.
The Sea Beast Takes a Lover

THE SPECULATOR

The Sea Beast Takes a Lover

Reviewed by Paul Di Filippo ×

In a fleet of stories "drolly insane and charmingly ghastly" Michael Andreasen sets sail for uncharted waters.
The Vanishing Princess: Stories

SHORT STORIES

The Vanishing Princess: Stories

Reviewed by David L. Ulin ×

A posthumous collection of stories from the incisive essayist reveals a writer unafraid to reshape familiar forms.
The B&N Podcast: Kevin Young and Jeffrey Eugenides

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The B&N Podcast: Kevin Young and Jeffrey Eugenides

Posted by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

On this episode, a pair of conversations that are all about invention, and about the lies that reveal the truth.
The B&N Podcast: Jenny Zhang

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Jenny Zhang

Posted by The Barnes and Noble Review ×

Jenny Zhang explains how the lives within an immigrant community cross over each other and connect in unexpected ways -- like the stories in her sparkling debut, "Sour Heart."
A List of Fears: Megan Stielstra and “The Wrong Way to Save Your Life”

ESSAYS

A List of Fears: Megan Stielstra and “The Wrong Way to Save Your Life”

By David L. Ulin ×

Where's the line between art and life? For Megan Stielstra, that may be the question at the heart of her provocative essays. By David L. Ulin.
“You Know Something Awful is Coming”: Deb Olin Unferth

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“You Know Something Awful is Coming”: Deb Olin Unferth

Profile by David L. Ulin ×

In Deb Olin Unferth's writing, the only thing you can count on is that nothing is predictable. The result, writes David Ulin, is fiction as surprising and exciting as life itself.