Books by Kelly Link
NPR stories about Kelly Link
Reading Kelly Link's writing isn't really like reading at all — it's more like experiencing the strangest dream of your life. Writer Karen Russell says the uncanny short stories are genre-bending, mind-blowing masterpieces of the imagination that draw on fable and myth to achieve an unbearably painful realism.
Plenty of books find a few devoted readers but leave the rest of us unaware that they were even there. Librarian Nancy Pearl reviews some of these "under the radar" books, including fiction, short stories and poetry.