Deal Me In 2015 – Week 8 Wrap Up

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Welcome to the week 8 round up of Deal Me In posts.  We’re almost two months into the challenge, and we have a fresh batch of new and interesting reading covered this week.  Take a moment to visit or comment on your fellow DMI-er’s posts listed below.

“o” at behold the stars read Percy Bysshe Shelley’s poem “To a Skylark” http://beholdthestars.blogspot.co.uk/2015/02/to-skylark-by-percy-bysshe-shelley.html

Debra read George Saunders’ powerful story “The Semplica Girl Diaries” https://debrabooks.wordpress.com/2015/02/18/the-banality-of-postmodern-evil-george-saunderss-semplica-girl-diaries/

Cleo at Classical Carousel read “Dr. marigold” by Charles Dickens http://cleoclassical.blogspot.com/2015/02/doctor-marigold-by-charles-dickens.html

James at James Reads Books posted about Jessica Mitford “Trial by Headline” and Ursula LeGuin’s “The Bones of the Earth” http://jamesreadsbooks.com/2015/02/20/jessica-mitford-vs-ursula-k-le-guin-a-deal-me-in-short-story-challenge/

Jen at Military History posted about two stories “As Told by the Schoolmaster” by John Galsworthy https://wisepursuits.wordpress.com/2015/02/21/deal-me-in-2015-week-8-told-by-the-schoolmaster/ and Ambrose Bierce’s “An Affair of Outposts” https://wisepursuits.wordpress.com/2015/02/21/deal-me-in-2015-week-7-an-affair-of-outposts/

Dale at Mirror With Clouds read Steven Millhauser’s “The Wizard of West Orange” https://mirrorwithclouds.wordpress.com/2015/02/20/steven-millhauser-the-wizard-of-west-orange

Marian at Tanglewood read the classic detective tale “Murders in the Rue Morgue” by Edgar Allan Poe http://tangle-wood.blogspot.com/2015/02/8-murders-in-rue-morgue.html

Katherine of The Writerly Reader also dealt herself an Edgar Allan Poe story this week, “The Man of the Crowd” https://katenread.wordpress.com/2015/02/21/deal-me-in-week-8-the-man-of-the-crowd/

Randall at a Time Enough at Last shares two stories with us: Stuart Dybek’s “We Didn’t” http://timeenuf.blogspot.com/2015/02/deal-me-in-week-8-we-didnt-by-stuart.html and Barry Hannah’s “Nicodemus Bluff” http://timeenuf.blogspot.com/2015/02/deal-me-in-week-7-nicodemus-bluff-by.html

John-Paul at The Reader Regards Himself wrote about “The Black Sites” by Jane Mayer http://readerregards.blogspot.co.nz/2015/02/the-black-sites-jane-mayer.html

Jay at Bibliophilopolis (that’s me!) “read local” again, posting about Angela Brown-Jackson’s story “Anna’s Wings” https://bibliophilica.wordpress.com/2015/02/22/annas-wings-a-short-story-by-angela-jackson-brown/

That’s it for this week – except for a short story trivia picture.  Which of this week’s DMI posts should the photo below call to mind…?

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