It is a wonderful thing to be able to give a blanket endorsement of an author’s work. As you might have been able to guess from the glow coming off my first few posts, I will read pretty much anything that Jim Shepard writes and feel confident in recommending his stories to others. I feel […]Read More
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Joanna Walsh recommends BREAK IT DOWN, a collection by Lydia Davis. She writes: How could I choose one favourite short story? I could break that down: a) How could I choose one? b) How could I choose one? If forced, I’ll choose Lydia Davis’ first collection, BREAK IT DOWN. She takes Georges Perec’s advice in her struggle to break reality […]Read More
I am really pleased that Joanna Walsh, whose story collection FRACTALS I have elsewhere described as a near cousin to poetry, has been kind enough to participate in the project. She is a great writer and illustrator, but she also deserves — and has recently gotten — a lot of praise for getting people to examine their reading habits, and encouraging […]Read More