AMONG THE MANY excellent stories published in the past year as Stories of the Week, we wanted to focus on some newer works, so we selected the five best, variously remarkable for heart, humor, drama, and illumination. In each one, you’ll find pleasure and surprises and a writer to remember and read again.
He can only get so close, and this attracts him.
When he finally opens his mouth I ram my fist into it.
I have developed I Want to Fucking Kill You Disorder.
He awoke on the couch with her standing over him.
My mother’s hair turned white after my brother’s accident.