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BOOK REVIEW: Mr Salary by Sally Rooney

So, this year Faber are turning ninety years old and don’t they look good for it! To celebrate their ninetieth year Faber are releasing a landmark series of individual volumes in stunning paperbacks, showcasing some of the masters of the short story form within a range of varying styles and genres. So, dust off your

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BOOK REVIEW: Don’t Call Us Dead by Danez Smith

If anger is an energy, then so is love. This collection, a much-lauded finalist for the American National Book Award, comes fizzing with both. The author, Danez Smith, is a vibrant young black poet whose writing flows most often between tender, elegiac confessionals and the incantatory charge of the performance pieces for which he is

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BOOK REVIEW: Addlands by Tom Bullough

It took me two attempts to grasp Addlands, Tom Bullough’s fourth novel. In many ways that’s surprising because the book it most resembles is one of my favourites, On the black hill by Bruce Chatwin. Like Chatwin’s novel Addlands is set in a welsh farming community and concerned with how an insular life can provide

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INTERVIEW: Callan Wink

Callan Wink CALLAN WINK was born in Michigan in 1984 and now works as a fishing guide on the Yellowstone River in Montana. His work has been published in the New Yorker, Granta, and The Best American Short Stories. Your short stories have been likened to the words of Richard Ford, Annie Proulx, Thomas McGuane,

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