Fiction

THE OFFSPRING  April 15, 2000  Sixteen years earlier  Other people overwhelmed her. Strange, perhaps, for a woman who’d added four beings to the universe of her own reluctant volition, but a fact nonetheless: Marilyn rued the inconvenient presence of bodies,…Read more

Fiction

Her first name is Colleen. I mentally repeat it as I watch her exit a Chinatown dumpling shop and return to her unmarked police car. What you having for lunch, Officer Colleen? Not going to chase that speeder, Officer Colleen?…Read more

Books & Ideas

Know My Name
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Know My Name

Chanel Miller

THE HEARING WAS set for September 27. I had three weeks. In the last eight months I’d never spoken the full story aloud. If anything, I’d become less and less ready, my anxiety swollen inside me. I was standing at…Read more

Books & Ideas

MANY STILL consider it an accident that Nazi ideology centered around antisemitism and that Nazi policy, consistently and uncompromisingly, aimed at the persecution and finally the extermination of the Jews. Only the horror of the final catastrophe, and even more…Read more