Fiction - Summer 2015

A Diptych Translated from Scratch

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By Mark Budman | June 8, 2015

  The waitress likes her menus to rhyme. She came from China five years ago but already speaks good English. The restaurant manager leans against the wall and listens. The waitress is watching the lone customer, who chews his cheeseburger as if it’s a dish made with $3,600-a-pound European truffles. The waitress is trying to […]

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