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Last Night at the Lobster

Before I was a professor, I worked in a lot of restaurants. And by “a lot,” I mean…a lot. To this day, I struggle in restaurants because all I’m able to see is what needs to be done, and that makes it difficult to relax. 263 more words

Fiction

Emily Alone by Stewart O'Nan - Book Review

Emily is a seventy-something widow, going about her empty days in an effort to fill them.  She’s become redundant, no longer needed for her family or society.  158 more words

Literature