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Jan.30.2008
"It's a slam dunk...she shoots, she scores...it's a home run...actually, the sports cliches aren't nearly enough praise for Bledsoe's elegant writing about women hard at play and ready to love. Nor do they do justice to the grace, humor and universality of her stories, smooth and absorbing...
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Jan.26.2008
The stories of Things Kept, Things Left Behind are set in and around the fictional town of Spivey, Kentucky. They explore the ambiguities of kept secrets, the tangle of abandoned pasts and uneasy accommodations. In each story, characters strive to reclaim dreams left behind, along with...
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Jan.20.2008
A collection of fifteen short stories, some science fiction and some fantasy: Wayfinder Sisters in Fantasy The Antagonist The Fleet 2: Counter Attack Tale of the Snowbeast Elfquest: The Blood of Ten Chiefs Vol. 1 The Crash   The Firefall   Silverdown's Gold Horse Fantastic Double...
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Jan.19.2008
shouhua-qi's picture
Jan.16.2008
The stories collected here are “fantasies” of a former Red Guard. They are about people caught in the unsettling dramas of Chinese society accelerating at a blistering pace in the decades after the Cultural Revolution.
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Jan.15.2008
THE ANTIOCH REVIEW Spring 2006 Their Magician and Other Stories By Gloria Kurian Broder Handsel Books 267 pp. $20.00 The first lines of these delightful stories announce their Harlequinesque, folktale nature: “Alexei Sazevitch leapt out of the barber’s chair and looked into the mirror after...
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Jan.15.2008
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Jan.15.2008
Publisher’s Weekly, in a starred review, hails ATTACK OF THE JAZZ GIANTS & OTHER STORIES “as one of the best fantasy collections of the year.” Kirkus Reviews adds that herein lie stories with “the feel of an angry young Harlan Ellison (few higher compliments).” Nick Gevers in Locus Magazine...
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Jan.15.2008
A gracefully disconcerting collection of stories by the winner of the 2005 Narrative Prize. Wavering between fidelity and freedom, the women in this sparkling debut collection deal with emotional damage and unhealed heartbreak by plunging into unusual, often bizarre, relationships. In Pia Z....