[hear the author read this piece by clicking this link.] Their hosts in the south of France, the Clayburns, had asked Roger and his wife not to bring the babies with them. But Malcolm was only two-and-a-half, and Travis just six months. Roger and Claire felt they didn’t have much choice. Or Claire felt […]
The Complete Tales of Lucy Gold, Kate Bernheimer’s third and final novel in the trilogy about the lives of the three Gold sisters, Ketzia, Merry, and Lucy, is a wild and lyrical romp through the mind of Lucy Gold and a fitting finale to this sometimes baffling series.
Featured fiction from the Fall/Winter 2011 issue. Winner of the 2011 Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction.
Featured fiction from the Summer 2011 issue.
Featured fiction from the Spring 2011 issue.
In formulating his conceit for the novel Drain, Davis Schneiderman takes a page from forbears such as Kurt Vonnegut, whose agents of apocalypse are treated as perfectly ordinary matters of fact.
Featured fiction from the Spring 2010 issue.
Featured fiction from the Summer 2010 issue.
Jerry Gabriel’s characters seem to spring from the cracks in the sidewalks, allowing the town’s young boys to break forth into manhood by way of their upsets on the baseball fields, basketball courts, and the unforgiving Midwestern lakes.
Let’s agree on the obvious: no book is for everybody. One book will always appeal to a wider audience than another, and each has its own readership in mind, despite who actually shows up (or doesn’t) at the bookseller’s counter.