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For Jolene b. December 10, 2010, Pablo, MT Scrap, small leaving of a night and its wild biology hound-bodies unfenced and wrought-up, sly coupling of the junkyard, car a rusted crib, weed-bound hulk of comfort for one, two, three, and then you, mewling mess of kinked ears and blood, pink pads, the echo of a
Late Night Library: Summarize your book in 10 words or fewer. Michael Cho: Smart young woman is caught between inertia and creative ambition. LNL: If this book were the lovechild of two others, who are its parents? MC: Toughie. Can I cheat and include a couple of movies? The Push Man by Yoshihiro Tatsumi and
My eyes adjust and I see the convoy in front of me. Four Humvees and two seven-ton trucks. I understand suddenly, and with queasy certainty, why I’m running. I need to warn them about the pressure switch, hidden in a crack in the road. It’s a length of surgical tubing stitched through with copper wire.
Madan jerked his head up and down in a gesture he hoped conveyed deference. His father’s lips twisted into what Madan took for a smile, but it was not one of reassurance or welcome. If his father could, he would pack the family back on the train to their village, continue to send them money
Back a few years, when you could still deny that LeBron James was the greatest player of our generation, I worked for a baller named Calyph West. He’s no more than a footnote now, an already bygone figure in the true new religion of American men, the world of sports, but professional basketball is, to
As I read Radhika Sanghani’s debut book, Virgin, I quite literally laughed out loud. All at once, I was reminded of the awkward years my girlfriends and I spent discovering ourselves and what it means to be a woman. I felt like another of Ellie’s friends, listening to the hilarious situations she finds herself in.