By Trebor Healey
By Trebor Healey
By Elizabeth Spencer
The magnetic charm of land, sea, and sky alongside the southern coast has drawn Elizabeth Spencer time and again to this lush and semitropical surroundings. This assortment brings jointly six of her tales set amid terrain lapped through the nice and cozy coastal currents. those tales all ensue at the coastline of the Gulf of Mexico, from New Orleans to Florida. In each one a woman or younger lady supplies voice to the narrative, probing and groping for a safe position and identity.
The six tales integrated listed here are "On the Gulf," "The Legacy," "A Fugitive's Wife," "Mr. McMillan," "Go South within the Winter," and "Ship Island." each one finds the specific attract of the Gulf Coast sector in the course of the author's depiction of personality and engagement with the complexities of plot. In those tales that remove darkness from the lives of sundry females--from insecure waifs to beginner seductresses--Spencer investigates girl psyche, a subject which lies on the center of a lot of her fiction.
By Erich Kästner,Sven Hanuschek
By Louise Hawes
In Anteaters do not Dream and different Stories, Louise Hawes deftly portrays fans on the finish in their persistence, marriages at the verge of decline, kids reeling from abuse, and fogeys devastated via loss.
But lots of those tales have a sardonic, funny area in addition: within the name tale, a jaded architect learns to take his dream lifestyles extra heavily whilst a feminine co-worker threatens his profession. In "Mr. combine Up," a mom turns into infatuated with the clown at her son's birthday celebration. In "My final Indian," a menopausal girl is going local. And in "Salinger's Mistress," a tender girl lies approximately having an affair with J. D. Salinger. . . till Salinger himself calls her at the mobilephone!
Whether Hawes's protagonists are wealthy or terrible, male or lady, younger or outdated, their voices are convincing, various, and human. With equivalent parts of wit and pathos, Anteaters do not Dream and different Stories is a flexible assortment via a impressive prose stylist.
Louise Hawes is a author and instructor established in Pittsboro, North Carolina. She is the writer of The Vanishing Point, Rosey within the current Tense, and different novels.
By Dean Blake
Dean Blake has once more validated his mastery of the artwork of storytelling during this much-anticipated selection of brief stories.
From a satirical story of a gaggle of youngsters who crave not anything yet perfection to a terrible account of a tender guy who claims to consume humans, floor young ones introduces its readers to a new release fed on via vainness, self-indulgence, violence and a twisted figuring out of affection and heartbreak.
Addictive, humorous, courageous and occasionally heartbreaking, floor little ones is related to be Dean Blake’s most important paintings to date.
BONUS brief tales AND APPEARANCES
Fans of Dean’s previous paintings can anticipate appearances from Eva, Jude, Vail, and different personalities from iteration finish and consistently Eighteen. It additionally includes excerpts from his lifestyles as a self-destructive, suffering novelist.
1.Eva, half One: regularly Eighteen
3.Los Angeles Angie
4.Eva, half : the place It used to be Said
5.The Worst factor Jude Has Ever Done
6.One Hundred Sixty Kilograms
7.Eva, half 3: Fights And F**king
8.Suicide After Breakup
9.What occurred To Valentine’s Day
10.Eva, half 4: Dancing
11.The issues We Do in case you Don’t Love us
12.In The identify Of Love
13.Eva, half 5: The poor issues We Do
14.Vail ahead of It Ended
15.The lady Who Had each Man
16.Eva, half Six: Kids
17.Charlie And The Open Open
18.We nod off So Early
19.Eva, half Seven: tune CDs
20.Dirty Little Secret
21.This isn't Hell
23.Eva, half 8: The End
By Monika Helfer
By Andrea Routley
In this playful but poignant debut assortment, Andrea Routley muddies the road among the actual and emotional worlds: truth turns into no longer easily what's in entrance people, yet a mutable, fragile position within the imagination.
On the verge of divorce, and in a pot-induced haze, Tom Douglas prepares to roast a red meat shank in his new—and contentious—Authentic Italian Brick Oven, yet a few shock viewers threaten to ruin the dinner. In a narrative set in 1997, the final earthbound member of a Hale-Bopp suicide cult reconsiders her ultimate act. After being accused of sexual harassment, a sharp-witted yet naïve youngster discovers a shocking fact approximately her instructor. within the identify tale, “Jane and the Whales,” Jane is on a quest to find the that means of her uncontrollable astral projections, which regularly lead her again to an analogous diminishing homosexual bar.
Violence, transmutation, log booms, tenderness, a video game of Bat and Moth—all have a job to play in those wildly varied tales. a lot of Routley’s characters undergo loss, disgrace and guilt. however the promise of readability comes purely with doubt and that scary unravelling of certainty.
By Albert Wendt
By Sema Kaygusuz,Sabine Adatepe,Katja Lange-Müller
Sema Kaygusuz steht mit ihrem Roman »Schwarze Galle« auf der Shortlist des LiBeraturpreis 2014.
By Todora Radeva,Elvira Bormann-Nassonowa
»Das Buch ist eine Ontologie des weiblichen Körpers.« Kamelia Spasova / Maria Kalinova
»Mit ihrem Erzählband zeigt Todora Radeva, wie die neue weibliche Prosa in der nächsten Dekade aussehen könnte.« Plamen Dojnov