Tag Archives: O Henry Awards

What little I know.

Every year or so in April I try to get to a bookstore and buy some books on or around April 23rd to celebrate book and lover’s day. It is just another reason to go out and buy books at … Continue reading

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Fangirl – Prize Stories

Today is a a Fangirl photo for the Geek Girl photo challenge, and the only thing that I could think of that I’ve been a fangirl of, other than muppets, forever and ever and ever is the prize stories. I … Continue reading

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Not a Big Enough Dork

Because I don’t have enough dorky hobbies, I also collect the O. Henry Award short story collections. Yes it is true. Most people have never heard of them, and I become a giggle fan girl when I spot them. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Just a Thought

She had put on her bra and panties – she hated nakedness, how it turned into something sadly irrelevant after sex. —Lara Vapnyar/Puffed Rice and Meatballs/O’ Henry Awards 2006

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Just a Thought

We drove by a group of daycare kids walking in twos, holding on to a rope. “When did we start treating our young like cattle?” I wondered aloud. “We love our children too much,” she said. “We gag them with … Continue reading

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