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James Thurber: The Wonderful O

Trevor and his sons, Carter and Holland, review James Thurber’s oh-so wonderful The Wonderful O. Read the full post.

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2014 Best Translated Book Award Shortlist

This year’s Best Translated Book Award shortlist is fantastic! Read the full post.

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2014 Pulitzer Prize

This year’s Pulitzer Prize winner and finalists have been announced. Read the full post.

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John Cheever: “The Enormous Radio”

Michael Pucci begins his series on John Cheever’s stories by covering “The Enormous Radio” (1947). Read the full post.

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Thomas McGuane: “Hubcaps”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is “Hubcaps,” by one of our favorites, Thomas McGuane. Read the full post.

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John Cheever: The Stories of John Cheever

Michael Pucci, a new contributor to The Mookse and the Gripes, introduces his ongoing series reviewing the stories of John Cheever: “Because, quite frankly, promoting John Cheever has become an essential act of public service.” Read the full post.

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Louise Labé: Love Sonnets & Elegies

Trevor reviews the new English translation of Louise Labé’s Love Sonnets & Elegies. He’d never heard of Labé before, and now he can’t get enough of her work (or her fascinating story). Read the full post.

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Shane Carruth: Upstream Color

Lee Monks, a new contributor for The Mookse and the Gripes, reviews Shane Carruth’s most recent film, Upstream Color (2013). “All I can encourage you to do is: submit to the strangeness.” Read the full post.

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2014 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award Shortlist

The 2014 IMPAC shortlist is comprised of ten novels, including five in translation. Read the full post.

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Andrés Neuman: Talking to Ourselves

Trevor reviews Andrés Neuman’s Talking to Ourselves, Neuman’s follow-up to Traveler of the Century. Read the full post..