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Just read Téa Obreht’s short story in The New Yorker summer fiction issue, “The Tiger’s Wife.” I can’t wait for her novel by the same name to be published. Apparently, another of her stories will also be featured in The Atlantic‘s summer fiction issue.

I’ve always admired when an author can use folklore to create a narrative; Obreht does this, without converting — and thus ruining — the mystery of the tale into cold, hard facts.


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