Saturday, August 15, 2009

Aleksandar Hemon reads Stairway to Heaven

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"Aleksandar Hemon reads Stairway to Heaven, the first story in his new collection, Love and Obstacles. A bookish Sarajevan sixteen-year-old is transplanted into the rich heat of Kinshasa, and begins an exhilarating friendship with a glamorous American"

"Recorded specially for the Guardian in the US, listen out for another story next week."

Saturday, August 01, 2009

Guardian summer short fiction special

"Summer is here, so soak up stories from our favourite authors - and tell us who you'd like to see here next year"

New short stories by Dave Eggers, A. M. Holmes, David Mitchell, William Boyd and Julie Myerson. Also read the winner and runners up in the Guardian summer fiction short story competition.