Some Trick, the new book of stories from Helen DeWitt, is merely a sixth as many pages as the final volume of My Struggle. But what it lacks in girth it makes up for in inventiveness. The best story in this the first collection of short stories by the author of The Last Samurai and Lightning Rods is “Entourage.” Like many of the collected stories, which range in date of composition from 1985, when DeWitt was a student at Oxford, to the present, it is the portrait of an idiosyncratic personality. It begins with an eccentric man who flies...Read More
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