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“there is a good deal to get excited about in pondering the future work of Chanelle Benz.”

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“I am a refugee who, like many others, has never ceased being a refugee in some corner of my mind.”

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Enigma Variations, the new novel by Andre Aciman, who previously presented us with that peach of a tale, Call Me By Your Name, has been packaged strangely.

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Neil Connelly's sixth book, In the Wake of Our Vows, is a collection of short stories that deals primarily—in often unique and humorous ways—with relationships.

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Midway through Maxine Beneba Clarke’s collection of short stories Foreign Soil, a young family man, Jackson, succumbs to “the grime an the ghosts an the gloom of Mississippi” and as a resu

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Slipping is a collection of Lauren Beukes’ previously published shorter works that shows off her skill across a range of genres.

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“Walker’s stories intersect the tipping point when big city gay life went from carefree hedonism and glitzy self–indulgence to the moment when self–satisfied habitués of the demi–monde bega

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One could compare the artistic career of Clarence Major to that of musical genius Miles Davis. Major has always been miles ahead of other African American writers.

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“Spanning a variety of styles and subjects, Bell’s tales are all told in a distinctly confident and haunting voice . . .”

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On a routine visit to Belgium to buy 20 million pounds of wheat, a Moroccan government official finds his trousers have disappeared.

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On the back cover of Ninety-Nine Stories of God, by (as her publicity packet references) “Pulitzer and National Book Award finalist” Joy Williams, author Chuck Palahniuk (who wrote Fig

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sure to entertain and dazzle all who take in its exceptionally crafted words.”

Good news and bad news. Such is life.

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a solid short story collection . . .”

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William Gass is known and admired as a writer’s writer for his handsome, challenging, and experimental prose and as a misanthrope for his tendency to focus on his characters’ moral shortcomings.

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Angel is remorse, and it is redemption. It is (highest compliment) craft.”

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Imagine George Orwell got it wrong. Big Brother isn’t a Stasi- or North Korean–style government watching the unremarkable comings-and-goings of the people.

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Somewhat unnoticed in the cloud of dust this summer about Harper Lee’s long-delayed Go Set a Watchman, Maria Bloshteyn’s brilliant translations of the earliest Chekhov stories, some of the

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fabulous niche reading for those seeking dark and darkly intelligent fare.”

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“. . . so jarringly poetic and heroic in their raw power you’ll want to read them more than once.”

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“Elegantly written, with poise and control, each of the stories presented in this collection beg to be pondered with great care.

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Karate Chop displays an admirable willingness to take on difficult stories, and Dorthe Nors tells these difficult stories very well.”

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Leaving the Sea is recommended to serious readers . . .”

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“. . . an exceptionally well-written, engaging, unified collection.”

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