Would just like to point you all in the direction of The F Word, where I have a review of the new Ali Smith short story collection The First Person and Other Stories up and open to general consumption.
Ali Smith is “one of the most inventive writers we have. She jumps from high places and lands on her feet,” says Jackie Kay on the front cover of The First Person and Other Stories. “Inventive” is the keyword for this, Smith’s fourth collection of short stories, which sees the author muse upon the nature of fiction – the short story specifically – and upon the relationship between fiction and reality.
Read the rest of it here.