Tom Rachman: The Imperfectionists

Trevor reviews Tom Rachman’s The Imperfectionists. Read the full post.

Blue Water Djinn

Téa Obreht: “Blue Water Djinn”

This week’s New Yorker story is Téa Obreht’s “Blue Water Djinn.” Read the full post.

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Review copy courtesy of Knopf.

Peter Carey: Parrot and Olivier in America

Trevor reviews Peter Carey’s Parrot and Olivier in America. Read the full post.


Maile Meloy: Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It

Trevor reviews Maile Meloy’s short story collection Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It. Read the full post.

The Dredgeman's Revelation

Karen Russell: “The Dredgeman’s Revelation”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Karen Russell’s “The Dredgeman’s Revelation.” Read the full post.


Elias Khoury: White Masks

Trevor reviews Elias Khoury’s White Masks, translated from the Arabic by Maia Tabet. Read the full post.


Muriel Spark: Not to Disturb

Trevor reviews Muriel Spark’s Not to Disturb. Read the full post.

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Vladimir Nabokov: “Colette”

Trevor looks back at Vladimir Nabokov’s “Colette,” originally published in the July 31, 1948 issue of The New Yorker. Read the full post.


Jennifer Egan: A Visit from the Goon Squad

Trevor reviews Jenifer Egan’s A Visit from the Goon Squad. Read the full post.


Celebration Giveaway: Walser and Bolaño

The Mookse and the Gripes is two years old! To celebrate, let’s have a giveaway! Read the full post.

An Honest Exit

Dinaw Mengestu: “An Honest Exit”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Dinaw Mengestu’s “An Honest Exit.” Read the full post.