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The Anatomy of Todd Melkin by Catherine Malcynsky

The Anatomy of Todd Melkin by Catherine Malcynsky

After seeing an episode of Law & Order in which a mother murdered her infant child by forcing it to swallow a kitchen sponge, forty-one-year-old Todd Melkin was even more convinced that he had a tumor in his brain. 

The Odyssey by Jia Tolentino*

The Odyssey by Jia Tolentino*

An 18-wheeler carrying ten thousand kilos of watermelons had wrecked spectacularly, spilling its cargo from a height of two kilometers, near the peak of the Tu-Ashu mountain pass that looms over the cold northern provinces of Kyrgyzstan.