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Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution
Sara Marcus
Granta en español 11: Los mejores narradores jovenes en español
Carlos Yushimito del Valle, Andrés Felipe Solano, Federico Falco, Matías Néspolo, Andrés Ressia Colino, Carlos Labbé, Rodrigo Hasbún, Pablo Gutiérrez, Javier Montes, Lucía Puenzo, Samanta Schweblin, Oliverio Coelho, Pola Oloixarac, Elvira Navarro, John Freeman, Antoni

Nightshade: 20th Century Ghost Stories

Nightshade: 20th Century Ghost Stories - Alison Lurie, Joyce Carol Oates, John Cheever, Isak Dinesen, Joan Aiken, Muriel Spark, L.P. Hartley, Francis Marion Crawford, William Trevor, Max Beerbohm, Jean Rhys, Elizabeth Bowen, Ilse Aichinger, Elizabeth Spencer, Robert Phillips, William Goyen, Ellen Glasgow, Christ If like me you read a lot of spooky story collections, you will come across the same stories every so often. But it's okay. If you're like me and don't have the best memory for the plot points of what you've read years before, it's almost like reading it for the first time with a slight sense of deja vu. Nightshade is a solid collection of "ghost" stories from "classic" writers of the 20th century, so... Joyce Carol Oates, Shirley Jackson, Franz Kafka, etc., and as such it provides a lot of variety concerning what is or is not a ghost, and it has a lot of slow burns, and that's why it's a successful collection, if you're like me.