By Rebecca Makkai

So here’s the thing: I wanted to love all of it. Because of the interview I read with Rebecca (that landed this book on the TBR list in the first place) because of her journey towards publishing this collection, and because, well, it’s short stories – they should be praised, more people should read short stories… Some of her short stories were Great, with a capital G. The ones that weren’t, weren’t even average. Now beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder, so no throwing it in the bin as yet. (Plus, some were Great)

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