Bette Howland’s work—full of companionable narrators and dry intelligence—is part of a recent wave of reissues that tests the reach of the literary canon.
W-3: A Memoir
by Bette Howland, with an introduction by Yiyun Li
Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage: Selected Stories
by Bette Howland, edited by Brigid Hughes and with an afterword by Honor Moore
April 29, 2021 issue