A psychoanalyst interacts with three people: his wife, Akiko, and two patients: Kat, whom he also calls The Cutter, and David Swancourt. He receives these patients in his new office, Spells.
This First Proof contains the short story “Ventriloquy.”
This First Proof contains the story “Mrs. Dellums Speaks.”
This First Proof contains the short story “Dutch Boy 32-V.”
In 1953, or early 1954, Dan Burke was seeing, as they used to say, Claire Walsh, who was pregnant by another man, a lummox known as “Swede” to his lummox friends.
My father’s relationship with Hilda Wilkinson properly began when he went to work on her pipes.
When the UPS man climbed the steps, tapped on the door, propped his foot up on the teak threshold, I signed on line 39 although the package was crumpled, although I suspected the shells were cracked inside.
Haven’t you done this?