Reading 051 – Debarking

September 9, 2014


After a few weeks’ vacation, the Leiden Book Club is back in town with…



By Lorrie Moore


Also, that 2014 Hugo Award went to John Chu for his poignant “The Water that Falls on You from Nowhere,” on which the discerning eyes of the Leiden Book Club members had laid as well. Congratulations, John Chu, well-deserved!

Vote for the best short story among the 2014 Hugo Award nominees

For our book club, we have now read all four nominees for the 2014 Hugo Award for Best Short Story:

If You Were a Dinosaur, My Love

By Rachel Swirsky


The Ink Readers of Doi Saket

By Thomas Olde Heuvelt


Selkie Stories Are for Losers

by Sofia Samatar


The Water That Falls on You from Nowhere

by John Chu


In our book club, we’re voting on who’s going to win, or – rather – who we think should win.

You can cast your vote here, too – we want to see what you think!

The winner will be officially announced in London on August 17.