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August 2016

The August stories ordered solely on my personal tastes.

  1. ‘The Vanishing American’ by Leslie Parry
  2. ‘Chef’s House’ by Raymond Carver
  3. ‘Of Mystery There Is No End’ by Leonard Michaels
  4. ‘Nachman From Los Angeles’ by Leonard Michaels
  5. ‘Vitamins’ by Raymond Carver
  6. ‘The Embassy Of Cambodia’ by Zadie Smith
  7. ‘Nachman At The Races’ by Leonard Michaels
  8. ‘Scheherazade’ by Haruki Murakami
  9. ‘The Penultimate Conjecture’ by Leonard Michaels
  10. ‘Cryptology’ by Leonard Michaels
  11. ‘Passing’ by Langston Hughes
  12. ‘Preservation’ by Raymond Carver
  13. ‘Nachman Burning’ by Leonard Michaels
  14. ‘1-900’ by Richard Bausch
  15. ‘Fever’ by Raymond Carver
  16. ‘The Gilded Six-Bits’ by Zora Neale Hurston
  17. ‘(I Thought My Father Looked Like FDR)’ by George Chambers
  18. ‘The Train’ by Raymond Carver
  19. ‘Chablis’ by Donald Barthelme

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‘Cryptology’ by Leonard Michaels

Michaels, Leonard 2003

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‘Of Mystery There Is No End’ by Leonard Michaels

Michaels, Leonard 2002

Of Mystery There Is No End by Leonard Michaels, 2002 Read the rest of this entry »


‘Nachman From Los Angeles’ by Leonard Michaels

Michaels, Leonard 2001

Nachman From Los Angeles by Leonard Michaels, 2001 Read the rest of this entry »


‘The Penultimate Conjecture’ by Leonard Michaels

Michaels, Leonard 1999

The Penultimate Conjecture by Leonard Michaels, 1999 Read the rest of this entry »


‘Nachman At The Races’ by Leonard Michaels

Michaels, Leonard 1999a

Nachman At The Races by Leonard Michaels, 1999 Read the rest of this entry »


‘Nachman Burning’ by Leonard Michaels

Michaels, Leonard 1998a

Nachman Burning by Leonard Michaels, 1998 Read the rest of this entry »