Where the Light Falls, Nancy Hale, Library of America - “Nancy Hale’s touch was so precise and delicate that you might think you’re reading undiscovered Edith Wharton stories.
Tag Archive: short stories
Shelf Life of Happiness, Virginia Pye Virginia Pye had always written, but when she took a class from Annie Dillard at Wesleyan University in Connecticut she began to get a deeper sense of what writing requires.
The Future i Female!, Lisa Yazek Editor, Library of America - Shocking, disturbing and awe-inspiring is Lisa Yaszek ’s compilation of 25 science fiction and pulp stories, all written by women, in a special publication by The Library of America,The Future is Female! It comes with a warning: Visionary women writers in this landmark anthology may permanently alter your perception of American science fiction.
The Mutual UFO Society, Lee Martin, Dzanc Books - In Lee Martin’s latest short story collection, The Mutual UFO Network, he explores delicate moments of connection and alienation between strangers, neighbors, parents and children and strangers.
Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s, editor Leslie S. Klinger, Pegasus Crime - Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle set the gold standard of detective fiction with his Sherlock Holmes stories, and for many years Conan-Doyle and other British crime writers, such as Agatha Christie, dominated the genre. In the 1920s American crime writers appeared on the scene with a distinctive style all their own.
Sweet and Low, Nick White, Blue Rider Press - Writer Nick White bring his southern sensibility and experience as a gay man to bear on his telling stories that will stay with readers long after they close the covers of his books.
The Reservoir Tape, Jon McGregor, Catapult - Jon McGregor’s first novel, If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things (2002) was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize when he was just 26 years old, making him the youngest contenders to date.
The Mutual UFO Network, Lee Martin, Simon & Schuster - In his latest short story collection, The Mutual UFO Network, Lee Martin focuses his lens on seemingly regular people in small towns and peels away the layers until we see even the most difficult characters in their full humanity.