Mar 302011

Bullet in the Brain is a short story written by Tobias Wolff and originally published in New Yorker magazine in the September 25, 1995 issue. At just under 2,000 words, it is really an amazing piece. But rather than blab on about it, I wanted to post links to the story for you, Dear Reader, to experience it yourself.… Read the rest

Mar 232011

“Spring was a long time unfolding. During the last weeks of Lent the weather was clear and frosty. In the daytime it thawed in the sun, but at night it went down to seven below; there was such a crust that carts could go over it where there was no road.… Read the rest