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Family Room, by Lily Yulianti Farid, Translated by John H. McGlynn

Family Room is a dynamic collection of short stories by Indonesian author Lily Yulianti Farid, with whom I will be ‘in conversation’ at the forthcoming Bendigo Writing Festival… 1,100 more words


When There’s Nowhere Else to Run, by Murray Middleton

I usually try to keep up with the Vogel Prize, because it’s been a great predictor of fine writing over the years, with winners like Tim Winton, Kate Grenville, Gillian Mears and Brian Castro, and more recently Christine Piper ( 1,090 more words


Nadia: The Little Match Girl

Nadia: The Little Match Girl — Originally Published in 2014

Adapted from the classic short story by Hans Christian Anderson, Nadia: The Little Match Girl, tells the very emotional story of Nadia, a child of poverty and hardship who must brave a cold winter’s eve on the streets of Moscow to appease her cruel and heartless father. 46 more words

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Two Past Twilight

Two Past Twilight — Originally Published 2003

Two Past Twilight is a horror double feature by David Conlin McLeod, author “Dancing with the Moon”, “While the Wolves Cry”, and “Chasing Shadows”. 152 more words

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Bittersweet Dreams, Pleasant Nightmares

Bittersweet Dreams, Pleasant Nightmares — Originally Published in 2010

A collection of short stories and novellas ranging from the grim and macabre to the creatively creepy.  77 more words

Short Stories / Novellas

The Story of My Teeth, by Valeria Luiselli, translated by Christina MacSweeney

The Story of My Teeth is a most unusual book.  It’s very clever and very witty – but… I can’t say that I really enjoyed reading it. 319 more words


Suspended Sentences, by Patrick Modiano, translated by Mark Polizzotti

Suspended Sentences is a trio of linked novellas by Nobel Prize winner Patrick Modiano, translated by Mark Polizzetti and published by Yale University Press late in 2014.   1,114 more words