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Chicago Brewery Crafts Beer for Hat & Beard Fall Release

A Chicago brewery is partnering with Hat and Beard Press to cross-promote craft beer and a new collection of short stories by Sam Weller by brewing an Imperial stout with a label that replicates the cover of 'Dark Black.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Mieko Kawakami on Her Favorite Murakami Story

At Lit Hub, David Karashima asked five Japanese writers, including Yoko Ogawa and Masatsugu Ono, to discuss their favorite short stories by Haruki Murakami. Mieko Kawakami, author of Breasts and Eggs, praises the story on loneliness and lost, “Tony Takitani.” “I think of Murakami as an athlete,”... Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2020-07-22 20:30:36 UTC ]
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Bonnier Books UK to release 500 Words: Black Lives Matter

Bonnier Books UK is releasing 500 Words: Black Lives Matter, a book featuring short stories children have submitted to a Chris Evans-devised Virgin Radio competition this month. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-16 10:43:26 UTC ]
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Faber acquires Lanchester's 'unsettling' short story collection

Faber is to publish a collection of short stories by John Lanchester this autumn.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 08:59:04 UTC ]
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Five Italian Short Story Collections You Should Read

Short stories by contemporary Italian writers are hard to come across and almost none of them make it across the Atlantic. Booksellers and publishers seem to stay away from them because—what’s new?—they sell less, as they apparently lack “the immersive factor.” However, readers in the twentieth... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-16 08:48:49 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Man of the Crowd’

‘The Man of the Crowd’ is one of the shorter short stories written by Edgar Allan Poe (who pioneered the short story form when it was still an emerging force in nineteenth-century magazines and periodicals). Written in 1840, the story is deliciously enigmatic and, in some ways, prefigures later... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2020-06-02 14:00:22 UTC ]
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Literature on Lockdown 5: #CultureConnectsUs

It’s a long-standing joke in lockdown now – among those of us quarantined, self-isolating, or lucky enough to keep working from home – that we don’t know which day it is. Or even which week. And did I shower this morning, or was it yesterday? Our immediate surroundings have been so similar for... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-05-15 14:46:20 UTC ]
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What We're Reading - Lockdown Bank Holiday Edition

Whether delving into chunky historical narratives or listening to short story podcasts, we’ve all been approaching reading differently during lockdown. Our reading habits can take us back in time, allow us to examine our present, or give us hope for the future. In time for the May bank holiday... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-05-07 13:58:54 UTC ]
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Social Distancing on the Moors, by Alex Wade

Cultural Cross Sections Alex Wade View inland from the top of Zennor Hill / Courtesy of the author Walking his dogs through the Zennor moors, a writer in Cornwall contemplates the area’s literary history and discovers the ever-growing distance between... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-05-07 13:18:25 UTC ]
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Neva Lukić: A Twenty-First-Century Fusion of Orwell and Kharms, by Svetlana Tomić

Book Reviews Svetlana Tomić Neva Lukić / Courtesy of Cultural Institution Blesok The recent collection of short stories by Neva Lukić, Endless Endings (Bokeh, 2018), originally written in Croatian and translated into English by Jeremy White, was... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-05-06 13:13:29 UTC ]
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“So much darkness”: Looking for the Light in Bitan Chakraborty’s The Mark, by Indrajit Bose

Book Reviews Indrajit Bose The author at the Zakir Hussain Delhi College during the Bengali Literary Festival 2018 / Photo courtesy of bitanchakraborty.com Simplicity and quiet elegance never fail to impress us. The effect of a good short story often is... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-04-21 13:18:37 UTC ]
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Madeleine L’Engle’s early short stories presage ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

A reviewer reflects on reading “The Moment of Tenderness,” a collection of short stories, and then returning to the 1963 novel she loved growing up. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-04-17 23:14:00 UTC ]
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Madeleine L’Engle’s early short stories presage ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

A reviewer reflects on reading “The Moment of Tenderness,” a collection of short stories, and then returning to the 1963 novel she loved growing up. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-04-17 23:14:00 UTC ]
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Madeleine L’Engle’s early short stories presage ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

A reviewer reflects on reading “The Moment of Tenderness,” a collection of short stories, and then returning to the 1963 novel she loved growing up. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-04-17 23:14:00 UTC ]
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Literature on Lockdown 2: #CultureConnectsUs

As quarantine continues, we’re all noticing that we respond to lockdown differently. While many spend each day providing care, food and other necessities, those of us privileged enough to be 'stuck at home' are seeing our friends’ and family members’ behaviour change under the new... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-04-17 15:42:05 UTC ]
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16 Funny Short Stories and Books to Brighten Your Mood

In the midst of researching news reports and washing your hands, here is a list of 15 funny short stories and books to brighten your mood. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-27 10:34:44 UTC ]
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W&N wins Sweeney's 'beguiling' short story collection at auction

W&N is publishing Irish author Cathy Sweeney's debut collection of short stories, described as a "look at the world from a lopsided perspective", following a "heated" auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-27 07:58:19 UTC ]
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How Do I Incorporate Short Stories Back Into My Reading Life?

A reader who fell out of love with short story collections ponders how best to make reading short stories part of the routine again. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-18 10:39:38 UTC ]
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Hold on to your Nebulas: Ken Liu’s short stories are coming to TV.

Ken Liu, the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of more acclaimed SFF short stories than you can shake a futuristic stick at, will soon be bringing his expansive imagination to the small screen. As Publishers Marketplace announced earlier today, AMC has acquired the rights to the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-13 14:30:21 UTC ]
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Looking at Gish Jen and the Conglomeration of Others

This week, Karen Thompson Walker reviews Gish Jen’s new novel, “The Resisters.” In 1999, Jean Thompson wrote for the Book Review about “Who’s Irish?,” Jen’s collection of short stories about the ambitions and compromises of immigrants and their children. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-21 10:00:05 UTC ]
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