Vivian Gornick is at work on a book of rereadings, which will be published next year. (April 2017)

IN THE REVIEW

The Love We Don’t Know

Kathleen Collins, upstate New York, circa 1983

Whatever Happened to Interracial Love?

by Kathleen Collins, with a foreword by Elizabeth Alexander
A master of the short story that is all voice, Grace Paley was famous for having come down against the fiction of plot and character development because, as she once said, “Everyone, real or invented, deserves the open destiny of life.” In Paley’s stories the narrating voice—urban, ethnic, rooted in …