The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

Selected Stories by Kjell Askildsen. Review.

Selected Stories by Kjell Askildsen, translated by Sean Kinsella. Dalkey Archive, 2014 Reviewed by Aiden O’Reilly “The sun was nearing the mountains in the west; a haze lingered over the town, and there … Continue reading

February 26, 2015

Q&A with Daniela I. Norris

Q&A with Daniela I. Norris author of Collecting Feathers, reviewed by Cath Barton About the author: Daniela I. Norris, a former diplomat turned political writer – and with 
age and wisdom – inspirational … Continue reading

February 5, 2015

Collecting Feathers by Daniela I. Norris: Review

Collecting Feathers by Daniela I. Norris Soul Rock Books, 2014 Reviewed by Cath Barton “I had a job passed down from mother to daughter in my family for at least three generations. It … Continue reading

December 16, 2014

The Iraqi Christ by Hassan Blasim: review

The Iraqi Christ by Hassan Blasim Translated by Jonathan Wright. Comma Press, 2013 Reviewed by Elaine Chiew “If there was a special search engine for dreams, like Google, all dreamers would find their … Continue reading

November 27, 2014

Review: The Irreal Reader anthology

The Irreal Reader Fiction and Essays from the Café Irreal Edited by G.S. Evans and Alice Whittenburg Numerous authors including Diploma de Honor Konex winner Ana María Shua (Argentina), Michal Ajvaz … Continue reading

November 15, 2014

Q&A with Sarah Gerkensmeyer

author of What You Are Now Enjoying, reviewed by Cherry Potts About the author:  Sarah Gerkensmeyer’s What You Are Now Enjoying was selected by Stewart O’Nan as winner of the … Continue reading

October 21, 2014

What You Are Now Enjoying by Sarah Gerkensmeyer: Review

What You Are Now Enjoying by Sarah Gerkensmeyer Autumn House Press, 2013 Reviewed by Cherry Potts “The Monster who has been haunting me since I was a kid is depressed. We sit on … Continue reading

October 21, 2014
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