300 short stories: story 263

story: “Bullet in the Brain” author: Tobias Wolff year: 1995 where: Aspen note: Reread! Breathtaking. a line:  "He did not remember Professor Josephs telling his class how Athenian prisoners in Sicily had been released if they could recite Aeschylus, and then reciting Aeschylus himself, right there, in the Greek.” theme(s): Society, Memory, Death, Joy