“The hill people were aware of approximate boundaries, represented by sagging barbed-wire fences and low stone walls,” writes Rick Bass. “But of the secret world below, they had no concept.” This year our Top 5 Stories of the Week shed light on our secret worlds, full of history, intrigue, hurt, and humor. Join us there, and enjoy.
2017 Story Prize
What a wickedly delicious confession I’d gladly make.
My wife is dying all the way this time.
Brett misunderstood the first signs.
Dmitri. Now there’s a man.