Tag Archives: Benjamin Schachtman

Try a Little Tenderness

If you had spit in his face, Tommy would unfold a napkin, dab his cheek with a corner, and drop it in the laundry bin. He would pick up his story or his joke wherever he had left off, and … Continue reading

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The Bronx Zoo’s ‘World of Primates’ Tour and Exhibit Is Currently Closed

I had a friend but she left me, I said. First novel. That is, autobiography with new names: we met in a bar outside of Savannah. Two months later we had an apartment together and a dog. Three months later … Continue reading

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Das Erbe

The first time Gavin went down there to the stables he didn’t throw anything on over his boxers, he just stuck his bare feet in the old rubber mucking boots by the door and stomped down the hill with nothing … Continue reading

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