Book Keeping: A Reader's Community

Maria Venegas

BulletproofVest

When I stumbled upon that line from Faulkner, I had to stop myself from whipping the book across the room—I could not believe that someone had put into words an experience that was so close to my own.

Fathers Day

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BulletproofVest

The first gunshot snaps me out of my sleep. I lie in bed and stare at the two blinking red dots of my alarm clock: 12:35 a.m. It’s Thursday night and my father has been playing cards with the neighbors.