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Carrie Callaghan lives, reads, and writes in Maryland with her husband, two children, and two floppy cats. Her short fiction has appeared in the Silk Road Review, Floodwall, the MacGuffin, the Northern Virginia Review, and elsewhere. She's the senior assignments editor for @wirobooks. Twitter at @carriecallaghan.
32 entries by Carrie Callaghan
By John Prevas
An accessible account of the legendary general determined to topple a republic.
By Linnea Hartsuyker
A rollicking tale of monarchs, murder, and mayhem in long-ago Norway.
By Jessica Shattuck
Three German widows and their children try to navigate post-World War II reconstruction in this brave tale.
By Ryan Lobo
This splendid novel set in modern-day India tips its hat to a tilting-at-windmills classic.
By Benjamin Percy
A heart-pounding volume on the art of suspenseful storytelling.
By Elizabeth LaBan
What happens when your spouse’s need to go incognito makes you invisible, too?
By Oscar Hijuelos
A meditative novel of friendship, sympathy, and the nature of salvation.
By Chantal Thomas; translated by John Cullen
Two child-marriages are arranged in order to consolidate kingdoms, but at what cost to the pawn-like youngsters involved?
By Mary Doria Russell
Death comes to gritty life in a fictionalized history of one of the most notorious events in the Old West, the stomping grounds of gun-slinging legends and heroes real and pumped up.
Cabaret-punk diva Amanda Palmer tells the story of her evolution into an artist and a mistress of “asking.”
By Jules Feiffer
Expressive art and storytelling (not to mention several tall, mysterious women) highlight this noir graphic novel.
A lawyer turns arms dealer for the Spanish Republic as fascism gains power in 1930s Europe.
Half a century before Helen Keller, Laura Bridgman earned fame and renown – though what she really wanted was love.
A chatty account of Washington’s storied beers and brewmasters.
By Fred D’Aguiar
A moving and dramatic imagining of the Jonestown tragedy
A 19th-century Frenchman flees himself in this intelligent, superb novel.
After a mysterious fire leaves 42 people dead, one woman's suspicions, memories and need for vengeance consume her life.
Through the voice of an unidentified nude model, this historical novel explores the life and loves of 17th-century Spanish painter Diego Velazquez.
Marriage, loss and fairy tales are at the heart of Matt Bell’s lyrical debut novel.