Posts Tagged: costa rica

The Tongue Goes

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“In a nutshell,” he said, “they’re going to excise a dime-sized piece of your tongue and replace it with muscle and tendons from your left wrist.”

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Used-Car Salesman

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I wondered if he understood my joke, or its evasion, but surely he knew a used-car salesman always fudged his story. In fact, the car had been in my possession all of three weeks. Also, it didn’t exactly belong to me.

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The Sunday Rumpus Interview: Vanessa Blakeslee

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I don’t want to waste readers’ time with a several hundred-page novel that’s not relevant to the wicked problems we’re facing today.

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