Deal Me In – Week 33 Wrap Up



Following are links to our group’s postings this week:

James reads Raymond Chandler’s “Trouble is My Business” and George Orwell’s essay “Marrakech” his post is at

Dale shares with us a lesser know story from the creator of Walter Mitty, posting about James Thurber’s “University Days”

Randall’s finally heads south, posting about Carson McCullers’ “Sucker”

Katherine visits The Barnum Museum once more, sharing the penultimate remaining Steven Millhauser story in her deck, “Alice, Falling

I wrote about two stories, “Class of 1990″ by Rebecca Emin and “The Bell in the Fog” by Gertrude Atherton. I’m going to stop linking to my own posts since you can “just scroll down” and you’re already at my blog. 🙂

My use of the word “penultimate” above reminded me of one of my favorite cartoons, that I think first appeared in The New Yorker. Any excuse to share…



George R.R. Martin a short story writer?

Though not a Deal Me In post, regular DMI contributor James’s following entry is certainly worth a look:

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe (now 25) stars in the series “A Young Doctor’s Notebook” – an adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov’s short stories

P.S. I’ll be off-line almost all of next weekend (Indianapolis Open Chess Tournament – Nerd Alert!) so my week 34 wrap up post will certainly be delayed. 🙂


1 Comment

  1. August 19, 2014 at 1:31 pm

    As an ultimate frisbee player, penultimate jokes never get old.


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