>The New Yorker: "A Night at the Opera" by Janet Frame

>This story, the contributor note tells us, was found among Janet Frame’s papers after her death in 2004. I have…

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>The New Yorker: "The Full Glass" by John Updike

>I probably have a duty to dislike a story by John Updike in The New Yorker, but, unfortunately, this is…

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>LitMag Wave: Lunch Hour Stories No. 22

>Issue No. 22 of Lunch Hour Stories is “The Dead Pilot” by Gary Cuba. Despite the grim title, it’s a…

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>The New Yorker: "East Wind" by Julian Barnes

>I’ve never been a fan of Julian Barnes and this piece isn’t going to do anything to change that. The…

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>LitMag Wave: Subtropics No. 5

>There is so much fiction to admire in issue No. 5 of Subtropics that I hardly know where to begin.…

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>LitMag Wave: Lunch Hour Stories No. 21

>Issue No. 21 of Lunch Hour Stories is “Three Blocks from the Sun Door” by David McCaul. The plot is…

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>The New Yorker: "A Man Like Him" by Yiyun Li

>Despite an ending that is slightly disappointing (although don’t ask me what would be better; I just know that I…

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>LitMag Wave: Short Story No. 4

>Short Story, now in its second year, is one to keep an eye on. The current issue, No. 4, Spring…

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>LitMag Wave: Prairie Schooner Spring 2008

>The current issue of Prairie Schooner is a good one, and since two of the better short stories from the…

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>LitMag Wave: One Story #101

>One Story‘s 101st issue is “Familial Kindness” by Kirsten Sundberg Lunstrum. It’s a traditional story with a familiar cadence, and…

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