Short stories

Too much American angst: the latest short stories

August 23, 2018 7:36 am

New collections by A.M. Homes, Joseph O’Neill, Christine Schutt, Margarita García Robayo and Gaito Gazdanov reviewed

David Sedaris, the current king of humourists, is often not funny at all

July 26, 2018 9:32 am

Calypso is quite repetitive, especially when it comes to what is really its main concern: houses.

American Histories, by John Edgar Wideman, reviewed

June 14, 2018 6:05 pm

This new collection of John Edgar Wideman’s short stories comes across the pond as one of four handsomely packaged volumes…