With a number of short story writers winning awards recently, the form is finally winning favour with British readers. Gary, from our Charing Cross Road shop, celebrates Pushkin Press' new edition of stories from a celebrated Russian exponent.
Kerry Hudson's new novel, Thirst, sees a young Russian woman trying to start anew life in London. She recalls how her first glimpses of London and Foyles were to prove inspirational in her own escape from a troubled background.
Marion, from our Charing Cross Road shop, looks at how indie press Text Publishing are bringing welcome attention to Australia's remarkably rich literary heritage.