Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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Tag: Mondays Are Murder

“Progress” by Patrick McEvoy

Progress. Ronald laughed ruefully at the concept. Sure, yeah, that’s what he was looking at. Or a physical manifestation of it anyway . . .

“Real Love” by Jennifer Celestin

Me and Tino are sitting in the bay window of the lobby. Our building, like the other brown, seven-storied buildings around it, is really majestic just people never take the time to look at it . . .

“Puccini’s Baseball” by Harol Marshall

Sal Puccini cruised down Main Street past the Baseball Hall of Fame and a lifetime of bad memories. Thirty years and nothing had changed—same small-town redbrick buildings, same sheen on the lake, same irritating kid brother . . .