300 short stories: story 281

story: “No Place for Good People” author: Ottessa Moshfegh year: 2016 where: Dubai Metro note: I love the juxtaposition posed between the restaurant Friendly's and Hooter's. I do think the entire last paragraph of the story should have been cut. a line:  “Paul pushed himself up and scooted out from the booth and stood next to her, … Continue reading 300 short stories: story 281

300 short stories: story 279

story: “An Honest Woman” author: Ottessa Moshfegh year: 2016 where: Parker's, post-Flywheel note: I love how Moshfegh always uses cats as a way for her characters to describe people. Her different characters in different stories all have their own connotations with cats and humans and gender roles. a line:  “'Are you southern?' the girl asked, ignoring his … Continue reading 300 short stories: story 279