The Collected Stories of Grace Paley
The New York Times says of this collection, that it “should be on the shelf of any serious fan of the form”. I was already a full-fledged lover of short stories by the time I discovered Grace Paley’s short fiction and I instantly respected her writing style. The author, who passed away in 2007, has a wonderful way of making the seemingly unremarkable, remarkable.
Now Lillie, don’t be surprised. This is called a fact of life. An actor’s soul must be like a diamond. The more faces it got the more shining his name. Honey, you will no doubt love and marry one man and have a couple of kids and be happy forever till you die tired. More than that, a person like us don’t have to know.