Sure, I’ll be Wren for a day. I’ll pick a lovely spring morning when the sun is hot, but there’s still a hint of melting snow. The stream is rushing. Addison’s just said good-bye to his ex-wife, once and for all. Wren and Addison both have the whole day off.
An impressive part of Hirsch’s stories is her knowledge of physics.
The collection isn’t only made of “poo stories,” though.
“As a whole, the collection’s primary fault is really being too long… or, rather, too unvaried for the number of stories and pages it spans.”
“Dread sets in, you know?”
I feel so blessed (okay, sometimes cursed, but mostly blessed) …
I had more majors in college than almost anybody I know.
Naz over at Read Diverse Books has challenged everyone to read more diversely.
“You, the girl wearing the short blouse.”
Think about it: Doris Lessing wrote the horrifying story “Room 19,” but not once did the narrator tell her children she didn’t want them. Instead, she quietly committed suicide, but we get what’s going on.