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Fiction: A Dwarf Becomes a Wolf Girl in This Fairy-Tale Novel

A girl undergoes a series of curious transformations in Marisa Silver’s new novel, “Little Nothing.”
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Your story in this week’s issue, “Little Man,” is one in a series of rewritten fairy tales that you’ll be publishing as a collection, titled “A Wild Swan and Other Tales,” in November. And your last novel, “The Snow Queen,” took the...

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