Culture II

In the introduction to “Best American Short Stories of 2016,” Junot Diaz wrote, “Short stories are acts of bravura, and … to read a good one has all the thrill of watching a high-wire act.” Diaz couldn’t be more right ...

2017 was a disorienting year. Looking back feels like remembering a fever dream — all the details sort of blur together, washing in and out of your mind’s eye, leaving you with little of anything except a weird feeling of ...