Trevor looks at William Trevor's "Taking Mr Ravenswood," from Last Stories. This is one of two stories in the collection that had not been published before.
Trevor looks at William Trevor's "At the Caffè Daria," from Last Stories, one of two stories in the collection that had not been published before.
Trevor looks at César Aira's 2003 novella, The Linden Tree, translated from the Spanish by Chris Andrews. This is the most recent of Aira's works to arrive in English.
Paul reviews Tony White's The Fountain in the Forest.
William Trevor's "The Crippled Man," previously published in The New Yorker as "The Woman of the House," is a story about deliberate miscommunication, of relying on silence to get what you want.
Trevor looks at William Trevor's final collection of stories, a gift, Last Stories.
Trevor and Betsy look at Alice Munro's "The Albanian Virgin," from Open Secrets.
Paul reviews Esther Kinsky's River, translated from the German by Iaian Galbraith.
Robert Aickman is a master of the strange short story. NYRB Classics has just released a collection of 15 of his stories, entitled Compulsory Games.
Paul reviews Han Kang's The White Book, translated from the Korean by Deborah Smith. This book was recently shortlisted for this year's Man Booker International Prize.