“Paper Lantern” by Stuart Dybek

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About the Author
Stuart Dybek is the author of six books of fiction and two collections of poetry. His most recent books of fiction are Paper Lantern and Ecstatic Cahoots, both published by FSG in 2014, and Selected Stories, published by Jonathan Cape in 2016. Dybek's fiction, poetry, and nonfiction have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, The Atlantic, Poetry, and numerous other magazines. His writing has been widely translated and frequently anthologized. He is the Distinguished Writers in Residence at Northwestern University.
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