The winter holidays can be hard for anyone who is dealing with difficult times. This week, our contributors look at ways of coping. In Debra Brenegan’s short story, “A Bath,” a battered woman makes a potentially life-changing decision. In Mark...Read More
I am at the start of the line and the hush in the cafeteria is like the muffled dawn after a long night of snow. We enter into silence with all the awkwardness of travelers in a foreign country who know they have no other choice but to surrender to a language that is not their...Read More
The choice seemed consequential only a week ago — would I finally get it right? — remember that it was whole wheat instead of multi and what kind of fancy swirl? — but now I could pick the wrong one and it wouldn’t make any difference at all. Except I...Read More
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