100 short stories:: story 76

story: Bohemians 

author: George Saunders

year: 2004

where: gym, stationary bike, 50% effort

note: Ramadan Kareem!

a line: “In a lovely urban coincidence, the last two houses on our block were both occupied by widows who had lost their husbands in Eastern European pogroms.”


100 days 100 short stories:: story six

story: The SemplicaGirl Diaries

author: George Saunders

year: 2012

where: car (passenger seat) on Maliha Road

note: read aloud, stop & read accompaniment interview (wow clarity!), read aloud again

a line: “Betty (Philippines) has daughter, who, when swimming, will sometimes hitch ride on shell of sea turtle.”