Spring 2018: Quarterly Stories

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Endicott, Manto, King, Bruneau and Lispector Short Stories in January, February and March Whether in a dedicated collection or a magazine, 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.

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In My Stacks, May 2016

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How much of your reading is non-fiction? Does it fluctuate, or are you committed to reading (or not reading) it? When others were participating in non-fiction November last year, and actually reading a lot of the books that I'd been kinda-half-sorta thinking about reading, I realised that tending towards fiction

In My Stacks, May 2016 2017-07-20T18:03:10+00:00

Infinite Riches: Virago Modern Classics

2015-09-16T12:22:58+00:00

And what will you find in this collection of short stories, edited by Lynne Knight and published under this title (and under The Secret Woman) in 1993? Thoughts and ideas about many things. About marriage: "If she had never, from the first, regarded her marriage as a full cancelling of

Infinite Riches: Virago Modern Classics 2015-09-16T12:22:58+00:00

Michelle Cliff’s Free Enterprise (1993)

2015-09-02T13:07:21+00:00

This isn't necessarily a story that you will know. Penguin Books, 1993 And nor are you expected to. "We all know how history comes down to us, which stories, which versions tend to be passed on." But here, in Free Enterprise, in a novel, we might find another

Michelle Cliff’s Free Enterprise (1993) 2015-09-02T13:07:21+00:00

In My Reading Log

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The majority of my reading time this year has been devoted to the books which have been living for years, though neglected, on my own bookshelves. In May and June, I had a planned rebellion, and I enjoyed a great number of new books. But now I have returned to

In My Reading Log 2015-09-02T10:34:05+00:00