Ten new short stories from Shelby Davis: A couple decide to divorce themselves from mainstream culture in an attempt to find food and life for later years, a family watches home movies as tension and apathy collect, and a bizarre intersection of folk music and mental illness is explored. A college student develops his own brand of pretension, a man discovers a life on a city bus that he'd never thought possible, and a grown son attempts to make meaning of his mother's shopping lists. Plus four more.
Excerpt from LISTS.
My mother’s shopping lists were ordered by rules known only to her. As you slid your finger down the columns of groceries and toiletries, you would invariably be stopped by something along the lines of “2dozjumHerbal Essences” or “1pepperoni TC,” with the “TC” underlined twice and flanked by gna...