Sunday Short: “The Hotel” by Anne Enright

Previously On: “The Dinosaurs on Other Planets” by Danielle McLaughlin

The New Yorker problem, part 2. If “The Hotel” weren’t written by the talented Anne Enright, would it have been published in The New Yorker? Rephrased: If I had written this story about an unnamed woman who gets off a plane in an unknown country and stares at a line of refugees—that’s the whole story—would anyone tell me it was good? read more