“Nettles” Alice Munro

2017-07-24T15:04:47-05:00

Sometimes, when I begin reading an Alice Munro story, I am overwhelmed by a sense of "there it is". It's a feeling of immediate and undeniable recognition of familiar elements. Like the beginning of "Nettles", which begins with firmly rooting the reader in a time and place. It is summer.

“Nettles” Alice Munro2017-07-24T15:04:47-05:00

Emerging and Established: The Journey Prize Stories 26 and Margaret Atwood

2018-10-19T14:53:24-05:00

Just as the jury enjoyed reading the stories submitted for tthe 2014 Journey Prize, other readers can also value the "exposure to a new generation of writers who are extending the tradition of Canadian short fiction well into the twenty-first century". McClelland & Stewart, 2014. Edited by Steven

Emerging and Established: The Journey Prize Stories 26 and Margaret Atwood2018-10-19T14:53:24-05:00

Thoughts on Three Contenders: Tournament of Books

2017-07-25T11:28:56-05:00

Teju Cole, Open City Recorded Books, 2011 Reader: Kevin Mambo It was fitting that this was my first audiobook of 2012; I was walking the streets of my own city, listening to this story, while the narrator, Julius, was walking the streets of New York City. He is walking, the birds

Thoughts on Three Contenders: Tournament of Books2017-07-25T11:28:56-05:00
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