400 short stories: story 328

story: “Party Girl” author: Nadifa Mohamed year: 2016 where: mio ufficio, back hurting note: This is from the collection Reader, I Married Him: Stories inspired by Jane Eyre, edited by Tracy Chevalier. a line: “I was good to go, he said. Small enough, plan enough and broke enough for most men to wanna date.” theme(s): …

300 short stories: story 282

story: “To Reach Japan” author: Alice Munro year: 2012 where: Starbucks, Festival City note: I picked up this book for only 39 dirhams--Dear Life--and the writing is so good, so much denser than what I've been reading, books by younger contemporary female writers, mostly. Her style (as well as the font) reminds me of the Maeve …