Hearn's folktale-like "kwaidan"—the Japanese word for ghost
stories—aren't as well-known as they should be. You can rectify this lapse in
your reading with this delightful volume (and learn more about its creator from
Michael Dirda here).
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March 10: "The pen trembled in my hand. God alone knew what I was agreeing to and what rights I was signing away."
Anthony Marra and Justin St. Germain are the winners of the 2013 Discover Great New Writers awards.
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