This collection gives us Ortberg's trademark gender-swapping, flipping of accepted norms of good vs evil even while blurring the line between them, and startling backstories that do not always reveal underlying motivations but definitely add dark, ironic humor.
Barbara Comyns' The Juniper Tree, recently reissued by the New York Review of Books, diminishes the space between fairy tale and real life.
07 Mar 2018
Annukka enhances the reading experience of The Snow Queen and The Fir Tree with her distinctive artistic approach.
08 Dec 2016
Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Cunningham gives a compelling demonstration of how to reimagine magic while retaining a literary legacy.
01 Dec 2016
Whether Les Visiteurs du Soir is taken as a political allegory, or simply as a sumptuous fairy tale, it's a film not to be missed.
29 Oct 2012
Sparkling visuals and some wondrous fantasy-world imagineering can’t save this brawny, underwritten fairy tale from turning into just another clanging-sword battle film.
30 Sep 2012
Are fairy tales too frightening for our kids? Do they need sanitizing? Or should we just skip them altogether?
02 Sep 2010
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