Short story corner

Has anyone read this? I am intrigued…

The invention in these stories is dazzling: time and again, Keret hits on an idea so good that another writer would turn it into a novel. In “Allergies” a childless couple channel their parental feelings into dog ownership, going to deranged lengths to make their adopted pup happy. “Arctic Lizard” imagines a dystopian America where a third-term Trump administration, bogged down in a war with Mexico, tempts teenagers to enlist by creating a video game in which Pokémon-style tokens must be collected from battlefields. “Evolution of a Breakup”, a minor miracle of short fiction, traces the story of a divorce back to the origins of life on Earth.

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