‘Sister Hills’ by Nathan Englander

Story Title: 'Sister Hills' by Nathan Englander. Collection/Anthology?: What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank (Weidenfeld & Nicolson) Briefly: The story of the rise and development of a settlement in the Occupied Territories, told … [Read more...]

EdBookFest Giveaway: Win one of two PERSONALLY SIGNED copies of Nathan Englander’s What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank

To celebrate the appearance of Nathan Englander at this year's Edinburgh International Book Festival, I'm delighted to be giving away copies of Nathan Englander's recent Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award winning short story collection, … [Read more...]

‘What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank’ by Nathan Englander

Story Title: 'What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank' by Nathan Englander. Collection/Anthology?: What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank (Weidenfeld & Nicolson) Briefly: Mark and Lauren aka Yerucham and Shoshana, return to the … [Read more...]

Forethoughts: What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank by Nathan Englander

I'll get straight to the point here. Despite having an insatiable thirst for short stories I've never read anything by Nathan Englander. Why, I don't know. I'm well aware that he's a 'hot number' in short fiction, but for whatever reason he's always … [Read more...]

Nathan Englander wins 2012 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award

Nathan Englander has been announced as the winner of this year's Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award, for his collection, What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank (Alfred A. Knopf). Competing against a strong shortlist which … [Read more...]

Which events are making Rob wag his tail for EdBookFest 2012, already?

With news of this year's event programme still fresh, and my heart still pounding like a Spaniard's drum at a Euro '12 football match, I thought I'd take a moment to highlight a few of the events that I'm most excited about in this year's Edinburgh … [Read more...]

Shortlist for 2012 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award unveiled

The shortlist for the 2012 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award has been announced, revealing an eclectic final six, with collections from eminent authors around the world. American, Lucia Perillo's debut work of fiction goes … [Read more...]

Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award 2012 longlist

The nominees for this year's Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award have been announced, revealing a record breaking longlist of 77 short story collections from 17 different countries. Despite a €10,000 drop in the overall winner's prize … [Read more...]