The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

REVIEW OF THE FOXES COME AT NIGHT BY CEES NOOTEBOOM

The Foxes Come at Night by Cees Nooteboom Maclehose Press, 2011 Reviewed by Tania Hershman Language is something you inherit, it’s never just you doing the talking, which helps when you’re … Continue reading

July 8, 2013

Review of Walk Back From Monkey School by Kate Hill Cantrill

Walk Back From Monkey School Kate Hill Cantrill Press 53, 2012 Kate Hill Cantrill lives in Brooklyn and curates the Rabbit Tales reading and performance series.   Her writing has appeared … Continue reading

April 8, 2013

Review of A Glimpse of the Numinous by Jeff Gardiner

A Glimpse of the Numinous by Jeff Gardiner Eibonvale Press, 2012 Reviewed by A J Kirby “Helen stumbled backwards and I finally saw what she had become. Her legs had … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · 6 Comments

Review of Hitting Trees With Sticks by Jane Rogers

Hitting Trees With Sticks by Jane Rogers Comma Press, 2012 Reviewed by Carys Bray “The boy liked collecting. He liked the interrupted faces people had when they saw him, and … Continue reading

January 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

Review of Betty Superman by Tiff Holland

Betty Superman by Tiff Holland Rose Metal Press, 2011 Reviewed by Sara Baume “She sits in front of him with a plate and the candy bar. She cuts it carefully … Continue reading

November 27, 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

Review of This Isn’t The Sort Of Thing That Happens To Someone Like You by Jon McGregor

This Isn’t The Sort Of Thing That Happens To Someone Like You by Jon McGregor Bloomsbury, 2012 Reviewed by Pauline Masurel “Soon it will rain. And people won’t understand. They’ll … Continue reading

October 29, 2012 · 1 Comment