On “Total Solar,” by Luke Mogelson

This is a great story, in that it puts you squarely in middle of horrific events, and it makes them seem very real. But the story seems a bit too real. […]

“Sine Cosine Tangent”: Excerpt or Story?

I assumed that “Sine Cosine Tangent,” by Don DeLillo, was a story, but it’s an excerpt posing as a story. […]

On “Mother’s Day,” by George Saunders

I was hooked by George Saunders’ “Mother’s Day” from the beginning, and I marveled at the clever, entertaining ride. But at the end I felt slightly uneasy. […]