There are 20 stories in Pond, ranging in length from a few lines to around 20 pages each; the pieces are loosely connected and are more akin to journal articles or poems than short stories. In general the longer sections are immersive and pull you deep into the psyche of t
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In organising her selection chronologically, Gleeson has done more than publish an anthology of Irish women writers. She has created an insightful collection of stories that inform as well as entertains when it comes to the topic of women in Irish society.
Jesse Eisenberg, Academy Award nominated actor, has written a collection of stories which, for the most part, feature neurotic, loveless and generally unsympathetic characters ranting about their neurosis and delusional views in various forms and textual guises.
“I couldn’t say if I was changed… but perhaps I had gained some understanding; and I felt that regardless of whether anything was different because of it, still what I had done had been satisfactory…”
The stories in Lethem’s latest collection feature, among other things, a man named Pending Vegan trying to survive a psychological beating at SeaWorld, a blog that seems to have a physical existence and must be defended as if it were a castle, a girl who orgasms by hearing per