- 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)Fri, May 25 2012 00:17:51If 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)Fri, May 25 2012 00:24:50When 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)Fri, May 25 2012 00:25:50“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.
Jennifer Egan's Black Box
New Yorker magazine has been sharing the author's new short story 140 characters at a time via Twitter.
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