After reading Maryse Meijer’s
raw and jaw-dropping Heartbreaker, musician Kenny Childers felt the world needed to not only read this collection but also to hear it. He wrote one song for each story, drawing inspiration from the characters and their movements through their world.
In Into the Water, Paula sticks to her tried and tested template, this time infusing it with three trendy psychological thriller elements: estranged sisters who are brought together by a crisis, a narrative about misunderstood and wronged women, and a combination of modern feminist ideas with the ancient tradition witch hunting.
In order to operate comfortably on a day-to-day basis, people must rely on apparent truths of the sensory world when interacting with people and places. Dalia Rosenfeld’s robust new collection of short stories, The Worlds We Think We Know, considers the implications of such personal isolation in the context of cultural identity.