‘Irish Revel’ by Edna O’Brien

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‘Innocence’ by Sean O’Faolain

Innocence by Sean O’Faolain, 1948 Read the rest of this entry »


‘Solstice’ by Anne Enright

Solstice by Anne Enright, 2017 Read the rest of this entry »


‘Bullfighting’ by Roddy Doyle

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Bullfighting by Roddy Doyle, 2008 Read the rest of this entry »


‘Deer Season’ by Kevin Barry

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Deer Season by Kevin Barry, 2016 Read the rest of this entry »


‘The Man Of The World’ by Frank O’Connor

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The Man Of The World by Frank O’Connor, 1956 Read the rest of this entry »


April 2018 favorites

April 2018

The April stories ordered solely on my personal tastes.

  1. ‘Drown’ by Junot Díaz
  2. ‘Good Man, Bad Man’ by Jerome Weidman
  3. ‘Negocios’ by Junot Díaz
  4. ‘Shiloh’ by Bobbie Ann Mason
  5. ‘Ysrael’ by Junot Díaz
  6. ‘Boyfriend’ by Junot Díaz
  7. ‘Aguantando’ by Junot Díaz
  8. ‘No Face’ by Junot Díaz
  9. ‘The Season Of Divorce’ by John Cheever
  10. ‘The Rookers’ by Bobbie Ann Mason
  11. ‘Fiesta, 1980’ by Junot Díaz
  12. ‘Nancy Culpepper’ by Bobbie Ann Mason
  13. ‘Concerning The Bodyguard’ by Donald Barthelme
  14. ‘Everybody Knows Tobie’ by Daniel Garza
  15. ‘In The Reign Of Harad IV’ by Steven Millhauser
  16. ‘Offerings’ by Bobbie Ann Mason
  17. ‘Midair’ by Frank Conroy
  18. ‘Bumblebees’ by Bobbie Ann Mason
  19. ‘The Burning Baby’ by Dylan Thomas

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