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I was going to talk about some essential short stories, starting with the menace-laden masterpiece that is Joyce Carol Oates' "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?", but that's definitely not happening. Maybe tomorrow afternoon...maybe not. We'll see how things progress. In the meantime, you should pick up her massive brick of selected stories: High Lonesome. It's a dream and a scream.