A WRITER'S WIT
New Yorker Fiction 2016
“‘You have lung cancer as well, a bit more advanced, actually.’ The doctor stared at him again. ‘Sorry about the mixup’” (55).
“‘It may be one of those rolling heart attacks. Won’t kill you but makes you queasy. But, on a lighter note, here’s my question: Do you think there’s a moral weight to our actions?’” (59).
Illustrated by Keith Negley.
NEXT TIME: My Book World