Monday, February 23, 2015

Six top books that warp reality

Kelly Link is the co-founder of Small Beer Press. Her latest book of stories is Get in Trouble.

One of the author's six favorite books that warp reality, as shared at The Week magazine:
There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Neighbor's Baby by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya

These are contemporary Russian fairy tales written by a short-story master. Petrushevskaya has a brisk, matter-of-fact style that you instinctively cede authority to, as if she were a tour guide to a place (where are we? who turned out the lights? did something just touch my hand?) that you were always meant to go.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue