Matthew Newton lets you know by Page 10 that he was diagnosed with obsessive-​compulsive disorder as a teenager. These days, he’s a productive and well-​adjusted married man and dad, doing great work at the Carnegie Museum of Art, and his skills as an inquisitive writer and thinker are evident from his latest work.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2017
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    Shopping Mall

    By Matthew Newton
    Bloomsbury ($14.95)
    North and Central

    North and Central

    By Bob Hartley
    Tortoise Books ($15.99)
Pittsburghers could read “Leave Me” for the same reasons they’d see a movie filmed and set here. It’s a kick to see the city as a backdrop, collecting references to your favorite coffee shop (Commonplace in Squirrel Hill), local slogans (“I Bleed Black and Gold”) and outright praise (“she stared out the window…

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2017
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    Leave Me

    By Gayle Forman
    Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill ($26.95)
    Perpetual Carnival

    Perpetual Carnival

    By Colin MacCabe
    Oxford University Press ($35)
Sherrie Flick’s latest collection is described as “short (short) stories” — that parenthetical “short” preparing you for one page tales, even one-​paragraph blasts. Scholars of marketing might see this as evidence that fiction creators are getting with the short-​attention span condition of the modern consumer, offering an efficient product that can be noshed like a…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2016
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    Whiskey, Etc.”

    By Sherrie Flick
    Queen’s Ferry Press ($16.95)
    Death by Cyanide

    Death by Cyanide”

    By Paula Reed Ward
    ForeEdge/​University Press of New England ($27.95)
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