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  • Book review: Luka and the Fire of Life by Salman Rushdie

    Book review: Luka and the Fire of Life by Salman Rushdie
    Luka and the Fire of Life
  • Giving Angela Carter her due

    By Richard Rayner "A good writer can make you believe time stands still. Yet the end of all stories, even if the writer forbears to mention it, is death," wrote the English writer Angela Carter, who died 16 years ago this month. At the time Carter was...

    The magical and the elemental, from Halldór Laxness

    The magical and the elemental, from Halldór Laxness
    By Richard Rayner * "Summer up here in the north is beautiful," my Finnish father-in-law once said. "Last year it was on a Thursday." The great Icelandic novelist Halldór Laxness develops this idea in his masterwork, "Independent People": "They stood in...

    Written on the eyelids

    Written on the eyelids
    By Ed Park Last fall, the Portland, Ore.-based literary journal Tin House published an issue titled "Fantastic Women," a satisfyingly plump gathering of work by what could loosely be called the new breed of fabulists. The fiction displays slipstream-...