The one-dimensional photo on McSweeny's site for their latest issue #25 doesn't do it justice - not even close. After beating four deadlines and with only a few measly ones now looming, it was a lovely, lovely delight to have my oh so nice postman Rodney call up to tell me there was a package. What was in the package? McSweeney's 25.
It is so tiny and compact and sparkly and shiny. Exactly the kind of distraction that could be dangerous right about now.
And for more yummy distraction: stories by Connor Kilpatrick, Steven Millhauser, Emily Anderson, Joyce Carol Oates, David Hollander, Alexander MacBride, Kenneth Bonert, Terry Wright, Chloe Hooper and Padgett Powell.
Behold the shiny goodness: