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Posts Tagged ‘Lucia Berlin’

Interviews |

Out of Their Element: An Interview with Jenny Shank

“Sometimes I read pronouncements on Twitter like, ‘Let’s face it, there’s no reason a book should ever be 500 pages long,’ and I always think, of course there should be 500-page books. And fifteen-page books. There should be every kind of book.” Jenny Shank talks with Paula Younger about her new collection.


Essays |

Safe and Sound: The Indelible Narratives of Lucia Berlin

“Farrar, Straus and Giroux published Welcome Home alongside a new collection of Lucia Berlin’s short stories, Evening in Paradise, on the same day as the midterm elections last week. A knowing wink from the publisher to the politics that these books contain? Perhaps.”