Jennifer Egan's Black Box
New Yorker magazine has been sharing the author's new short story 140 characters at a time via Twitter.
- The approximately 8,500-word story revolves around a character introduced in her 2011 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel A Visit From the Goon Squad. Read on for a recap of the tweets!
- — New Yorker Fiction (@NYerFiction)Thu, May 24 2012 17:17:51If your Designated Mate is widely feared, the beauties at the house party where you’ve gone undercover to meet him will be especially kind.
- — New Yorker Fiction (@NYerFiction)Thu, May 24 2012 17:24:50When you know that a person is violent and ruthless, you will see violent ruthlessness in such basic things as his swim stroke.
- — New Yorker Fiction (@NYerFiction)Thu, May 24 2012 17:25:50“What are you doing?” from your Designated Mate amid choppy waves after he has followed you into the sea may or may not betray suspicion.
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