In our morning reading: interviews with Julia Alvarez and Lee Matalone, Charles Portis remembered, and more.
Going East by Lee Matalone Buy a plane ticket around the world. Get on the plane with the one you love. Go to beautiful places with pristine beaches and postcard sunsets. Go to ugly places with shantytowns and bloated children (these may in face be the same places). Only leave one another’s side for bathroom breaks and runs to the convenience store. Spend as much time as it takes to do this. Once you’ve circled the globe, get off the […]