• FICTION

    THE VANISHING PRINCESS

    DEC. 5, 2017

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THE VANISHING PRINCESS

by Jenny Diski

Regal, raunchy, revealing—the stories in this collection leave a lasting impression. Full review >

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    CATAPULT

    OCT. 10, 2017

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CATAPULT

by Emily Fridlund

Bracing, often brilliant stories deliver a shock to the routine narratives we tell. Full review >

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    THE TEETH OF THE COMB & OTHER STORIES

    APRIL 25, 2017

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THE TEETH OF THE COMB & OTHER STORIES

by Osama Alomar ; translated by C.J. Collins

Swamps and streams, lightning and dogs all play a part in these beguiling, suggestive fables. The stories are of perfect... Full review >

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    FRESH COMPLAINT

    OCT. 3, 2017

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FRESH COMPLAINT

by Jeffrey Eugenides

Sprightly or serious, Eugenides consistently writes about complex lives with depth and compassion. Full review >

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    THE VENERATION OF MONSTERS

    JULY 11, 2017

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THE VENERATION OF MONSTERS

by Suzanne Burns

Burns is an unmissable heir to writers of the peculiar, from Shirley Jackson to Roald Dahl. Full review >

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    THE DARK DARK

    JULY 18, 2017

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THE DARK DARK

by Samantha Hunt

Grab your comforter and a flashlight for this tour de force collection from one of our most inventive storytellers. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    FIVE-CARAT SOUL

    SEPT. 26, 2017

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FIVE-CARAT SOUL

by James McBride

McBride emerges here as a master of what some might call “wisdom fiction,” common to both The Twilight Zone and Bernard... Full review >

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    THE REFUGEES

    FEB. 7, 2017

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THE REFUGEES

by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Nguyen is the foremost literary interpreter of the Vietnamese experience in America, to be sure. But his stories, excellent... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE

    APRIL 25, 2017

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ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE

by Elizabeth Strout

Another powerful examination of painfully human ambiguities and ambivalences—this gifted writer just keeps getting better. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    WAIT TILL YOU SEE ME DANCE

    MARCH 21, 2017

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WAIT TILL YOU SEE ME DANCE

by Deb Olin Unferth

Chock-full of emotional insight and comic verve, Unferth’s beguiling stories are not to be missed. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    TEMPORARY PEOPLE

    MARCH 14, 2017

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TEMPORARY PEOPLE

by Deepak Unnikrishnan

An enchanting, unparalleled anthem of displacement and repatriation. Full review >

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