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2007 Stories by Alexander Nazaryan

Archives: 2008 | 2007
  • Fest Fight

    published December 18, 2007

    For the last two years, one of the brightest spots on the literary calendar has been the Brooklyn Book Festival, a bustling affair held in... More >>

  • The Fish That Wasn't

    published December 4, 2007

    "I take the good old-fashioned ground that the whale is a fish, and call upon holy Jonah to back me," Herman Melville wrote in Moby-Dick,... More >>

  • Michael Chabon's Heavy-Handed Gentlemen of the Road

    published October 23, 2007

    What strange days these are to be a Jew. On the one hand, we have the military might of Israel, on the other Woody Allen and his crippling... More >>

  • The Secret Chambers

    published October 2, 2007

    If truth rarely adorns itself in black and white, then Alex Rose's new collection of short stories, The Musical Illusionist, serves as a... More >>

  • Dead in Japan

    published September 11, 2007

    Empires rarely foresee their own downfall, and Japan's surrender in World War II brought with it a period of shame that shattered the grand... More >>

  • The Wood Demons

    published July 24, 2007

    Some three decades before the slave-holding states of the South formed their Confederacy, a rugged swath of New Hampshire calling itself the... More >>

  • Master of Silence

    published June 12, 2007

    Adiminutive Jew who chronicled the absurdities of Soviet life with lethal precision, Isaac Babel could not have lasted long under Stalin's... More >>

  • Slaves of New York

    published March 6, 2007

    New York has forgotten much of its slave-holding past, but recent years have brought the issue back to the forefront. Saved from encroaching... More >>

  • The Digital Body

    published January 9, 2007

    "The body is a machine with all this stuff inside," Dennis Cooper once told an interviewer, and the fiction anthologized in Userlands: New... More >>

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