New Kafkaesque short story coming in May from Charlie

May 2024 will see the publication of A Cage Went in Search of a Bird: Ten Kafkaesque Stories "to commemorate 100 years since Kafka's death," and one of those stories is written by our pal Charlie!

I wonder if the Kafkaesque story will be Kaufmanesque?!

A Cage Went in Search of a Bird

Via The Bookseller:

“What happens when one of the most idiosyncratic and visionary imaginations of the 20th century meets some of the greatest literary minds writing in English today?” the publisher teased. “From a future society who ask their AI servants to construct a giant tower to reach God; to a flat hunt that descends into a comically absurd bureaucratic nightmare; to a population experiencing a wave of unbearable, contagious panic attacks, these 10 specially commissioned stories are by turns mind-bending, funny, unsettling and haunting.” (Source)

Other authors included: Ali Smith, Joshua Cohen, Elif Batuman, Naomi Alderman, Tommy Orange, Helen Oyeyemi, Keith Ridgway, Yiyun Li, Leone Ross.

Can't wait!

Thanks to the ever reliable u/pavingmomentum.


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