All posts tagged: Tobias Wolff

100 days 100 short stories:: story 48 & 49

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100 days 100 short stories read day one

story: Gryphon author: Charles Baxter year: 1985 where: Reem Island note: substitute facts! a line: “My feeling is, if you don’t like a word, you don’t have to use it.” story: The Rich Brother author: Tobias Wolff year: 1985 where: kitchen table, after midnight note: reread a line: “What Pete had come to, as far as he could tell, was prosperity.”

100 days 100 short stories:: story twenty-four

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100 days 100 short stories read day one

story: Bullet in the Brain  author: Tobias Wolff year: 1995 where: a cozy wooden room, 600 meters high in the mountains note: a favorite! a line: “He did not remember Professor Josephs telling his class how Athenian prisoners in Sicily had been released if they could recite Aeschylus, and then reciting Aeschylus himself, right there, in the Greek.”