The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

From the archives: Review of The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis

The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis by Lydia Davis Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2009 Reviewed by Tania Hershman “If someone asks me ‘Where does he live?’ should I answer ‘Well, right now … Continue reading

May 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

From the Archives: Review of Collected Stories by Janice Galloway

Collected Stories by Janice Galloway Vintage, 2009 Reviewed by Tania Hershman “She may not speak much but she knows EVERY WORD YOU SAY. Her mother said that. Kind of thing … Continue reading

April 25, 2013

From the Archive: Review of Binocular Vision by Edith Pearlman

Binocular Vision by Edith Pearlman Lookout Books, 2011 Reviewed by Sarah Hilary “Of all the silences he had ever experienced, Meg’s was his favourite. It was not disappointed, like his … Continue reading

February 10, 2013

From The Archive: Review of Logorrhea: Good Words make Good Stories edited by John Klima

Logorrhea: Good Words Make Good Stories edited by John Klima Spectra 2007 Reviewed by Tania Hershman I arrived on a ferry made of gull cries and good ocean fog, and … Continue reading

December 28, 2012

From The Archives: Review of Heavier Than Air by Nona Caspers

Heavier Than Air by Nona Caspers University of Massachusetts Press, 2006 Reviewed by Elaine Chiew in January 2008 “We do bad things and think bad things. That’s why human beings … Continue reading

November 22, 2012