Fiction

I’m in Rhinebeck, New York, to compete on Dumpster Diving with the Stars. It was my best friend Amy Madeline’s idea. In the history of celebrity reality shows, there has never been a contestant who is famous for being an…Read more

Edward did not scold her, nor did he make her put the books back, but he sat down on the floor with her, picked up his prized volume of Chaucer and started to read “The Knight’s Tale” to her. Katharine…Read more

As for Andorra, she was born in the afternoon less than two months after her pregnant mother stumbled into the parish of Sant Julià de Lòria, the southernmost settlement of that principality that so neatly divides France and Spain. Newly…Read more

It was one of those January days in New York that feels like winter will never end. There had been record-breaking snows since November. And the morning’s snowfall, the second one that week, had turned to sleet with a bitter…Read more

The Time Keeper
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The Time Keeper

Mitch Albom

This is a story about the meaning of time, and it begins long ago, at the dawn of man’s history, with a barefoot boy running up a hillside. Ahead of him is a barefoot girl. He is trying to catch…Read more

I’ll admit it: Jesse Parrish used to make me feel bad. Uptight. Not very rock and roll. Like the angry, anxious (ethnic?) New Yorker that I am. He always seemed to be asking, in his easy L.A. way: Why are…Read more

One August morning in 1956, Whit Whitman sat down to a breakfast of soft-boiled eggs and toast with his grandmother Trudy. They dined outdoors on the wide front porch of Lakeside Cottage. Whit’s father had an early golf game that…Read more