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Book Review

Meteorites

by Rebecca Foster

The stories in Julie Paul’s "Meteorites" assess possibilities for growth in the wake of worst case scenarios. Loss and illness become opportunities for restoration that broken characters often overlook. A man travels to Hawaii with the... Read More

Book Review

Come the Tide

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Nimble and effusive, the tales of Sam Reese’s "Come the Tide" are an aesthete’s paradise, moving from haunting snapshots toward often amorphous conclusions. There are bronzed commas of bodies, vines climbing walls like elaborate... Read More

Book Review

Every Human Love

by Kristen Rabe

Imaginative and haunting, "Every Human Love" is a masterful collection of short stories by Joanna Pearson, written with insight and empathy. The characters—students, mothers, interns, teachers––are resilient but wounded. In “The... Read More

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

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