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Susan Chamandy

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Otherworldly

The characters in Brad Watson’s new short-story collection tune in to unearthly energies and heed otherworldly guidance, but they are, finally, all too human — just looking for a little transcendence.
Brad Watson’s aliens
By SUSAN CHAMANDY  |  March 26, 2010
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God of love

Amy Bloom is known for her psychological acuity, especially as it bears on the subject of love. In her new collection, Where the God of Love Hangs Out , her characters — often very knowing — are nonetheless surprised by the undertow.
Amy Bloom once more into the breach
By SUSAN CHAMANDY  |  January 22, 2010
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God of love

Amy Bloom is known for her psychological acuity, especially as it bears on the subject of love. In her new collection, Where the God of Love Hangs Out , her characters — often very knowing — are nonetheless surprised by the undertow.
Amy Bloom once more into the breach
By SUSAN CHAMANDY  |  January 22, 2010
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Loss leader

The stories in Jill McCorkle's new collection are about the battle to stay conscious and be truthful with yourself — to live beyond illusion.
Jill McCorkle's joyful sorrow
By SUSAN CHAMANDY  |  October 02, 2009