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Collection Review: Tenth of December

Collection Review: Tenth of December

We’ve had this date from the beginning, George Saunders. And I thought you were going to be the apple of my eye. That I’d tear my way through this collection and let no manner of expense or length of library wait-list prevent me from ravaging every other collection you’ve written. I imagined we’d frequent parks … Continue reading

“You’re Ugly, Too”  by Lorrie Moore

“You’re Ugly, Too” by Lorrie Moore

First sentence: “You had to get out of them occasionally, those Illinois towns with the funny names: Paris, Oblong, Normal.” Humor: The trick to flying safe, Zoë always said, was never to buy a discount ticket and to tell yourself you had nothing to live for anyway, so that when the plane crashed it was no big deal. … Continue reading