Karen Russell: “Vampires in the Lemon Grove”

"Vampires in the Lemon Grove" is the first story in Karen Russell's second short story collection, Vampires in the Lemon Grove. For an overview with links to review of the others stories in this collection, please click here. I approached this story warily. As much as I loved Russell's strange first collection of short stories (which [...]

By |2013-02-11T15:56:20-04:00February 11th, 2013|Categories: Karen Russell|1 Comment

Karen Russell: Vampires in the Lemon Grove

In the best way possible, I became a fan of Karen Russell's short fiction. It must have been late 2006 when I saw this strange book while browsing a real-life bookstore: St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves. Knowing nothing about the author, I bought it and was thrilled at what I'd found. In 2010, Russell was listed as one of The [...]

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