Bi-Weekly Book Recommendation: Short Stories Pt 2

I Stand Here Ironing by Tillie Olsen This story is basically autobiographical. Olsen added a few things here and there that don’t line up with her life, but the overall tale mimics the issues she endured with her eldest daughter. Told in first-person narrative, the story begins with the mother explaining that she can no longer…

Bi-Weekly Book Recommendation: Short Stories Pt 1

Been a while, friends. You’ll be happy to know I’ve closed this semester with straight As. Woot! Desiree’s Baby by Kate Chopin Most of you may know Chopin from her most popular short story, The story of an Hour, which exposed the inner workings of a woman’s mind after the death of her husband. Her crusade to reveal…