Trevor reviews Jean Echenoz's collection of short stories The Queen's Caprice, translated from the French by Linda Coverdale and just published by The New Press. Read the full post.
I few years ago, over a period of just a few weeks, I read and reviewed a kind of trilogy of short biographical (albeit stylized and embellished by fiction) novellas by Jean Echenoz: Lightning (here), Running (here), and Ravel (here). These short, quirky books turn things just so, making something unique where we might expect to find something conventional. [...]