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Quarterly Stories: Spring 2020

2020-03-25T11:20:39-05:00

Aleichem, Gallant, Gardam, Keret, and Mutonji Short Stories in January, February and March Whether in a borrowed collection or from my own shelves, these stories capture a variety of reading moods. This quarter, I returned to two favourite writers and also explored three new-to-me story writers.

Quarterly Stories: Spring 20202020-03-25T11:20:39-05:00

Here and Elsewhere: Havana

2020-03-11T17:41:08-05:00

How pleased was I, to flip the calendar to March and see Havana. Later last year, writing a review of Teresa Dovalpage’s new mystery novel for The Chicago Review of Books, I realized just how little I knew about Cuba. And #HereandElsewhere started with my wanting to look for

Here and Elsewhere: Havana2020-03-11T17:41:08-05:00

Margarita Engle #WorldLiteratureToday

2020-03-11T17:37:48-05:00

This literary magazine has been adding to my TBR for years. Its coverage has consistently been outstanding and now I’m thrilled to say that I’m making a very small contribution to its pages as well. In this issue I review Québécoise author, Audrée Wilhelmy’s new novel in translation,

Margarita Engle #WorldLiteratureToday2020-03-11T17:37:48-05:00

The Writing Life: Flannery O’Connor (1 of 4)

2020-02-06T12:46:36-05:00

The collected letters of Flannery O’Connor, edited by Sally Fitzgerald, in The Habit of Being: they’ve been on my bookshelves for a couple of decades. They date to the time when I gave less thought to the number of inches that a book required for storage. To the

The Writing Life: Flannery O’Connor (1 of 4)2020-02-06T12:46:36-05:00

Mavis Gallant’s “Good Deed” (1969)

2020-02-05T16:05:30-05:00

As a sharp observer and as a chronicler of wartime and revolutionary foment, there are a lot of good and serious reasons to read Mavis Gallant: she is also wickedly funny. The humour in this story’s title is only accessible to readers after we have finished reading. But nevermind,

Mavis Gallant’s “Good Deed” (1969)2020-02-05T16:05:30-05:00