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Reviews & Essays

Bark

Tracing the patterns of new short stories from an icon of the medium.

 

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One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories

Comic fiction from the actor and writer unveils a restless mind at work.

 

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Local Souls

Allen Gurganus's small-town portraits recall the grotesques of Sherwood Anderson's classic.

 

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In Brief

Dark Lies the Island

A dynamic collection of short stories from the author of City of Bohane sound out the modern changes to Irish brogue.

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The Color Master

Fifteen stories implant the fantastic within a resolutely ordinary world.

 

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A Guide to Being Born

Tales of everyday lives, suffused with a Picasso-esque vision.

 

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The Fun Parts

Are punchy prose and revelatory antics the key to a short story renaissance?

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A Reading Life

Middle Men

Small tales offer medium-sized heroes a grand forum.

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In Brief

Blasphemy

Two decades of stories find universal themes in the lives of Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest.

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The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories

A collection of previously published short fiction by the American master of dread.

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Ladies and Gentlemen: Stories

In these stories by the author of Mr. Peanut, you don't have to be cruel to be kind, but it helps.

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A Day in the Life of a Smiling Woman

Women face life on their own terms in the author's career-spanning story collection.

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Swim Back to Me

Stories that explore the "risky and exhilarating" years of youth, and what follows.

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You Think That's Bad

Tales that travel around the globe and into the depths of the heart.

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You Know When the Men Are Gone

The wives at a military base grapple with the unknown as their husbands head into combat in these linked short stories.

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