The Short Story in Europe
Comma has so far published three anthologies exploring short fiction's relationship to European cities and towns.
Tales from Ten Cities
A decalogue of city-stories from cross Europe, translated into English for the first time.
Featuring: Larissa Boehning
(Berlin), David Constantine
(Manchester), Arnon Grunberg
(Amsterdam), Emil Hakl
(Prague), Amanda Michalopoulou
(Athens), Empar Moliner
(Barcelona), Aldo Nove
(Milan), Jacques Réda
(Paris), Dalibor impraga
(Zagreb), Ágúst Borgþór Sverrisson
"Europe is heavy with history and the trace left by cataclysm and upheaval. These are present in these tales, and yet coexist with a kind of wry and knowing playfulness."
- A.S. Byatt in The Times, 9 Dec 06.
Stories from Small Town Europe
Edited by Maria Crossan
Europe is heavy with history and the trace left by cataclysm and upheaval...
- AS Byatt
"A rewarding read"
- The Guardian, 5 January 08
Stories from Citries on the Edge
Edited by Jim Hinks
Featuring: Alexei Sayle, Dinesh Allirajah, Valeria Parrella, Pawel Huelle, Adam Kaminski, Peppe Lanzetta, Claudia Parman, Artur Becker, Murathan Mungan, Hatice Meryem, Jean-Claude Izzo and Christian Garcin.
The Book of Istanbul
A City in Short Fiction.
Edited by Jim Hinks and Gul Turner.
Featuring Turker Armaner, Murat Gulsoy, Nedim Gursel, Muge Iplikci, Karin Karakasli, Sema Kaygusuz, Gonul Kivilcim, Mario Levi, Ozen Yula, and Mehmet Zaman Saclioglu.
'Full of insights and surprises'
- The Guardian
, 'Ten Best Books Set in Istanbul'.
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