This week's New Yorker fiction is Lauren Groff's "Dogs Go Wolf."
Betsy and Trevor are moving on to the latter half of Alice Munro's career, starting their story-by-story examination of her 1990 collection Friend of My Youth. This post provides an overview of the book as well as links to the reviews as they post.
The starting point for this strange little novel by Spanish novelist Andrés Barba was a ghastly game in a Brazilian orphanage in the 1960s. Trevor takes a look at Barba's Such Small Hands, translated from the Spanish by Lisa Dillman.
Today The Criterion Collection announced its November 2017 releases.
Two books in one? For free? Two books by the great César Aira, no less? Yes! Come in to join the giveaway!
This week, The Criterion Collection is releasing a new edition of Ronald Neame's Cold War spy comedy/thriller Hopscotch, starring Walter Matthau as a rogue agent out to pester and taunt the CIA. Trevor takes a look.
This week's New Yorker story is Garth Greenwell's "An Evening Out," apparently a nice companion to his debut novel What Belongs to You.
The Criterion Collection announces their biggest box set ever, to hit shelves just in time for the holidays.
Trevor and Betsy share their thoughts on Alice Munro's "White Dump," the final story in her collection The Progress of Love.
Trevor looks at Marie NDiaye's My Heart Hemmed In, translated from the French by Jordan Stump.