Click here to read the abstract of the story on The New Yorker webpage (this week’s story is available only for subscribers). Alice McDermott’s “Someone” was originally published in the January 30, 2012 issue of The New Yorker.
Just as I was crawling out of the hole I was in, my blog gets hacked! Things are back up, and I will finally start catching up on my reading of The New Yorker. I will have thoughts here soon.