The Short Review

shining the spotlight on short story collections

From the archives: Review of Memory Wall by Anthony Doerr

Memory Wall by Anthony Doerr Fourth Estate, 2010 Reviewed by Tania Hershman “What is there in Luvo’s life that makes sense? Dusk in the Karoo becomes dawn in Cape Town. What … Continue reading

November 14, 2013

Review of The Stone Thrower by Adam Marek

The Stone Thrower by Adam Marek   Comma Press, 2012 Reviewed by Melissa Lee-Houghton ‘Wilkie put both hands flat on top of his head and gazed up the edifice of limbs. Many of … Continue reading

July 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Review of The Woman Who Loved the Moon and other stories

The Woman Who Loved the Moon and other stories by Elizabeth A. Lynn Berkley Fantasy (Now part of Penguin US), 1981 Reviewed by Cherry Potts “I need your skills, and your strength. … Continue reading

June 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

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

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