A Rioter responds to the unearthing of Kurt Vonnegut's previously unpublished short story, "The Drone King," and recalls other works published posthumously.
"We have reviewed Hillary to death. We did it for decades---told her what to wear, how to walk..." Why one reader will not be reviewing WHAT HAPPENED.
If a fairy-story immortalises, like a glass coffin, Byatt's unlocking of the Grimm's fairy tale is empowering, emancipating, and makes so much more sense.
A Rioter unpacks the experience of reading short stories--the joy and finality that comes with it--through Haruki Murakami's THE STRANGE LIBRARY.