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Convoluted yet engaging. I will read this book again to better connect the beautiful plots.Published 1 month ago by barbara khanna
These stories are brilliantly intellectual, but they don't have an ending. Every one left me hanging wondering what happened. Read morePublished 4 months ago by R. Solomon
I have only recently encountered Charles Baxter in The New York Review of Books, Gryphon then obtained from the library. Read morePublished 5 months ago by chezlouise
These are great stories and very enjoyable. Some are somewhat traditional, and a few break new ground and really tease the reader.Published 17 months ago by JC
This collection was superb. Charles Baxter was in Kansas City, Missouri and I saw him read at the Kansas City Public Library Writer's at Work series. Read morePublished 20 months ago by julie e.
Charles Baxter is known as one of the best contemporary short story writers and it was no surprise that his recent collection, "Gryphon," was named a NY Times Notable Book of 2011. Read morePublished on March 23, 2012 by Joseph Landes
A rule writers know: Never start something by having your character wake up in bed. The only thing worse would be to open with "It was a dark and stormy night. Read morePublished on June 28, 2011 by Rett01
There are 23 stories in a new collection by Charles Baxter, one of which shares the title, Gryphon. The sheer variety and diversity in these stories is commendable, and they share... Read morePublished on May 8, 2011 by Stephen T. Hopkins