Category Archives: Fiction

Reading “Remainder”

What would you do if you were totally in charge of everything and everyone around you? (Get scheduled for exactly the right shifts at your restaurant job, for one thing. Perhaps have an unlimited supply of Anna’s Ginger Thins. Definitely … Continue reading

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Thank you for your patience; we will be moving shortly

Dear readers, (and I’m fairly certain there are at least five of you out there, so I feel comfortable addressing you in the plural), I’m sorry for the delays. The STBR train has been a mess these past few weeks. … Continue reading

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Love in the Time of Subways

I want to fall in love on the subway. I have it all worked out: It’s been a long day and I’m tired. I’m waiting patiently for the L at Union Square. The platform, instead of being packed out like … Continue reading

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Super Sad True Blog Post

My current book-in-progress is Gary Shteyngart’s “Super Sad True Love Story,” a cautionary tale about the paranoid, technologically advanced/obsessed dystopian New York we might inherit in ten or twenty years if things keep up the way they’re going. Our hero, … Continue reading

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On the Other Side of the Crazy Fence

Here’s a bit of subway truth for you: “Sometimes I aint so sho who’s got ere a right to say when a man is crazy and when he aint. Sometimes I think it aint none of us pure crazy and … Continue reading

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Lost in a story line

As I mentioned before, “The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay” is an unbelievably entrancing novel. I rode the subway five times today and almost missed every stop because I just couldn’t get my head out of the darn book! … Continue reading

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“The Science Of Opportunity”*

First off, “The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay” by Michael Chabon (how do you say his last name??) is a phenomenal read. Like, whoa. This guy is a genius. If I wrote down the definition of every word he … Continue reading

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