Alice Munro “Carried Away” | Short Story #340

story: “Carried Away” author: Alice Munro year: 1991 where: Quarantine note: This story came to me by a mention from Lorrie Moore. It is such an elegant story, full of historic markers big and small. There's something at the end (the conflation of men and memory) that reminds me of what did Susan Minot did … Continue reading Alice Munro “Carried Away” | Short Story #340


300 short stories: story 240

story: “House of Women” author: Susan Minot year: 1991 where: the gold sofa note: This story was brilliant not only for its evocative descriptions of coastal nature, but also because of its blatant realism about how women talking together can manage to "resurrect" our ex-boyfriends, lovers, and husbands. a line: “By the time the thunder had grown … Continue reading 300 short stories: story 240