Top Ten Tuesday: 6 Books that Changed My Mind About Short Stories

Top Ten Tuesday is brought to you by The Broke and the Bookish. This week's topic was to find 10 books that you read recently that were outside your comfort zone. I read pretty much everything, and there's not a lot that I'm uncomfortable with, but last year's challenge gave me the opportunity to read … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: 6 Books that Changed My Mind About Short Stories

Women Writers Reading Challenge #62: Bad Behavior by Mary Gaitskill

I read this book right on the heels of Lorrie Moore's book Self-Help, which was unavoidable since it was due at the library, but was nevertheless a mistake. Where I felt that Moore showed compassion, Gaitskill seemed objective almost to the point of being clinical sometimes. Her stories are still very good and move nicely, and … Continue reading Women Writers Reading Challenge #62: Bad Behavior by Mary Gaitskill