All posts tagged: Mona Simpson

400 short stories: story 330

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2019 short stories

story: “Wrong Object” author: Mona Simpson year: 2018 where: kitchen at the cottage in Haworth, West Yorkshire, England note: Read this story in response to an end-of-year post from A Just Recompense; I love this site’s reading and short story analysis. I did not enjoy BASS 2018, so I never got around to BASS 2019 this year, but I love this Mona Simpson story. With that said, I think most of her stories stick with […]

100 days 100 short stories:: stories eighteen & nineteen & twenty

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100 days 100 short stories read day one

story: I Stand Here Ironing  author: Tillie Olsen year: 1957 where: Düsseldorf, Christmas travels note: delayed posts due to these travels, Internet, mountains a line: “She was not glib or quick in a world where glibness and quickness were easily confused with ability to learn.” story: What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank   author: Nathan Englander year: 2012 where: German Starbucks, last Americano for a couple weeks note: Hanukkah! a line: “He’s sitting in the locker room, trying […]