“Peep Show” by Nathan Englander

Another story in Nathan Englander’s What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, “Peep Show” takes us on a reflective journey. In a weak and impulsive moment, a man takes a detour into a strip club. He knows he shouldn’t, but, heck, we are all entitled to make our own mistakes, so letContinue reading ““Peep Show” by Nathan Englander”

“What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank” by Nathan Englander

“What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank” (the title story of this compilation) is about the generation(s) of Jewish Americans that grew up after the holocaust. For the most part, they’d lived generally worry-free lives, with some members of the generation eventually moving “back” from the US to Israel. Speaking of USContinue reading ““What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank” by Nathan Englander”

“#connollyhouse #weshouldntbehere” by Seanan McGuire

I love Twitter threads. These can be especially funny when someone live tweets a strangers’ intriguing conversation at a coffee shop (think: Titas of Manila style). If the live tweeter is munching on popcorn, we can join in, too. In “#connollyhouse #weshouldntbehere,” Seanan McGuire brings a haunted house to life through @boo_peep’s tweets. (@boo_peep andContinue reading ““#connollyhouse #weshouldntbehere” by Seanan McGuire”