Deal Me In – Week 35 Wrap Up

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Greetings to all as we pass the 2/3rds-way point of Deal Me In 2014. I hope everyone is continuing to enjoy the one story per week habit!

NEW DEAL ME IN POSTS

Dale returns to Herman Melville, reading his story (actually more of a novella) “Benito Cerenohttp://mirrorwithclouds.wordpress.com/2014/08/30/herman-melville-benito-cereno/

Randall’s three of diamonds led him to Alice Walker’s story, “Everyday Use” http://timeenuf.blogspot.com/2014/08/everyday-use-by-alice-walker.html

Katherine read Neil Gaiman’s “The Goldfish Pool and Other Stories” and shares with us a video of “the artist’s dream illusion http://katenread.wordpress.com/2014/08/31/deal-me-in-week-35-the-goldfish-pool-and-other-stories/

I read Annie Proulx’s “The Half-Skinned Steer” and posted about it here yesterday.

Other links of possible interest:

Interesting article about the commercial viability of the short story in MacLean’s. And I see Margaret Atwood has a new collection coming out next month! Yippee! 🙂
http://www.macleans.ca/culture/books/short-stories-are-beautiful-but-will-they-sell/

A new collection of Neil Gaiman stories is coming out in early 2015 http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/376972/lifestyle/literature/neil-gaiman-to-release-third-short-story-collection-in-early-2015

Two short story collections made the Daily News’ “ten books to pack for Labor Day” list: http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/pageviews/packing-labor-day-10-greatest-books-time-bring-blog-entry-1.1917681

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