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The Book We're Talking About This Week

Posted 05.07.2013 | Books

A Guide To Being Born by Ramona Ausubel Riverhead Books, $26.95 What is it about? This unusual short-story collection follows the life cycle from...

The Book We're Talking About This Week

Posted 10.23.2012 | Books

Hush Hush by Steven Barthelme Melville House, $16.95 October 23, 2012 What is it about? Barthleme's short story collection explores shortcomings...

Excerpt: What Would Hugh Hefner Say About Sex In The Afterlife?

Posted 05.15.2012 | Books

The following is an excerpt from "Chicago Stories" by Michael Czyzniejewski [Curbside Splendor, $14.99], a collection of humorous, fictional tales "na...

The Weirdest Stories Of The Century

Ann VanderMeer | Posted 07.08.2012 | Books
Ann VanderMeer

Of course, "weird" covers a gamut from the subtle weird to the more outré--and we encountered lots of the weirder material in compiling the anthology. So here, without further preamble, are thirteen of the weirdest stories from the past century.

The Book We're Talking About This Week

Posted 03.20.2012 | Books

"Birds of a Lesser Paradise" by Megan Mayhew Berhman Scribner, $24.00 Published on March 6, 2012 What is it about? Vermont native Megan Ma...

Narrative Magazine's Friday Feature

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Poet, author, and screenwriter Barry Gifford has been called the master of the dark side of American reality. His stories take star-crossed, sex-drive...