‘Book Bites’ for Thursday 18th May 2017

Essay Prize 2017 shortlist revealed - Non-fiction essay publisher Notting Hill Editions have just revealed the 2017 shortlist for their biennial Essay Prize; a prize awarded to the best unpublished essay of between 2,000 and 8,000 words on any … [Read more...]

Short Story Review: ‘Faithful Wife’ by Morley Callaghan

Story Title: Faithful Wife by Morley Callaghan Collection/Anthology?: Read from the New Yorker archive, issue dated December 28, 1929 (subscription required). Briefly: George is working his final week on the lunch counter at the station restaurant. … [Read more...]

Short Story Review: ‘An Escapade’ by Morley Callaghan

Story Title: An Escapade by Morley Callaghan Collection/Anthology?: Read from the New Yorker archive, issue dated November 24 1928 (subscription required). Briefly: Leaving her comfort zone, Mrs. Rose Carey heads to the theatre one snowy Sunday … [Read more...]