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Book Review

Flashback Hotel

by Claire Foster

The past is the present is the future in "Flashback Hotel", the masterful new short story collection by Ivan Vladislavić. Alternately whimsical and deeply affecting, the collection explores South African culture and the impact of belief... Read More

Book Review

Tacoma Stories

by Jeff Fleischer

The stories in Richard Wiley’s new collection all take place in the same city among characters who share connections. They are creatively mixed and span decades and tones. "Tacoma Stories" is a compelling whole formed of memorable... Read More

Book Review

Rain

by Linda Thorlakson

Mia Couto’s Rain and Other Stories is reminiscent of centuries-old legends told and retold from one generation to the next. They read like stories designed to preserve a culture’s history, traditions, and way of life. These stories,... Read More

Book Review

The Middle Ground

by Karen Rigby

Pervasive in their record of vanishment, "The Middle Ground"’s surprising stories are linked by memory and loss. From ephemeral ice crystals to a sister who disappears, from the illusion of a movie career that never launches to a man... Read More

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