Content tagged with short stories

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The title of this collection of short stories is a little misleading. Though the title derives from one of the featured stories, it seems to suggest that each story will look at how mankind interacts with the natural world.

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With Beneath the Bonfire, Nickolas Butler (author of Shotgun Lovesongs) returns with ten short stories about moral complexity in America’s gritty heartland.

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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

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Through a series of short stories and essays Hanif Kureishi discusses the hefty themes of love and hate – and the latter steals the spotlight.

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Pushkin Press’s Mexico20 does for Mexican literature what Granta does for English literature: provides a selection of texts from young (under the age of 40) writers which pretty much constitutes a “ones to watch” style list.

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Vickers is probably best known for her first novel Miss Garnet’s Angel which showed her perception for pinpointing the emotions and mores of women of a certain age.

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Pushkin Press has created a pretty unique book. Start at one end to read a collection of 15 short stories: Karate Chop. Flip the book over to begin from the other end and you start reading a strange but gripping short story: Minna Needs Rehearsal Space.

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