The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

Review of Lemistry, A Celebration of the Work of Stanislaw Lem

Lemistry, A Celebration of the Work of Stanislaw Lem Edited by Ra Page and Magda Raczynska with contributions from STANISLAW LEM, BRIAN ALDISS, FRANK COTTRELL BOYCE, ANNIE CLARKSON, DR. SARAH DAVIES, … Continue reading

June 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

Review of Unthology No. 3

Unthology No. 3 Edited by Robin Jones & Ashley Stokes        Unthank books,  2012 Reviewed by Pauline Masurel  The pie base slides down the steel slope and comes to rest just beyond … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

Review of Silver Threads of Hope edited by Sinead Gleeson

Silver Threads of Hope edited by Sinead Gleeson New Island 2012 Authors: Kevin Barry, Greg Baxter, Dermot Bolger, John Boyne, Declan Burke, John Butler, Trevor Byrne, Emma Donoghue, Roddy Doyle, … Continue reading

February 5, 2013

Review of Best British Short Stories 2012 edited by Nicholas Royle

Best British Short Stories 2012 edited by Nicholas Royle Salt Publishing 2012 Authors: Emma Jane Unsworth; HP Tinker; Michael Marshall Smith; Dan Powell; Julian Gough; Stuart Evers; Stella Duffy; Socrates … Continue reading

January 15, 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

Review of The Mammoth Book of Body Horror: Twenty-Five Stories of Transformation, Mutation and Contagion (Review Part 2)

The Mammoth Book of Body Horror: Twenty-Five Stories of Transformation, Mutation and Contagion edited by Paul Kane and Marie O’Regan Constable & Robinson 2012 Reviewed by A J Kirby: Review … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

Review of The Mammoth Book of Body Horror: Twenty-Five Stories of Transformation, Mutation and Contagion (Review Part 1)

The Mammoth Book of Body Horror: Twenty-Five Stories of Transformation, Mutation and Contagion edited by Paul Kane and Marie O’Regan Constable & Robinson 2012 Reviewed by A J Kirby: Review … Continue reading

December 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

Review of London /33 Boroughs Shorts Volume 2: West

London /33 Boroughs Shorts: Volume 2: West  by Various Authors Glasshouse Books, 2010 Reviewed by Sheila Cornelius “The polarised options of life in London were both unfathomable and unattainable. Gangs … Continue reading

November 8, 2012