My pick this week is The Seventeenth Swap by Eloise McGraw.
I consider this book a much underrated and underappreciated classic. Originally published in 1986, it seems to have fizzled out. 102 more words
I take a seat near the bar, and I work to catch the barman’s eye. Doesn’t take long. He walks up to me, and as often happens, he assumes a familiarity with me which is on such a shoddy base he is never going to be able to build on it – doesn’t mean he won’t try though. 479 more words