Recommended reading: The Privileges by Jonathan Dee

This novel examines the ambitions of Adam and Cynthia Morey, who ascend from the middle class into the realm of the wealthy–thanks, in no small part, to Adam’s adventures in insider trading.  The Moreys are narcissistic, shallow, and materialistic, but somehow compelling in their shameless grand devotion to vice. Yet the characters never become caricatures. […]

“The Grechtzoar” Available in Potomac Review Issue 55

My new short story, “The Grechtzoar,” is now available in Potomac Review Issue 55, Fall 2014. Here’s a short excerpt: “We’ll need weapons,” Carl said.  They stood in Jimmy’s garage, surrounded by bags of potting soil and gardening tools.  Carl hefted a small shovel.  “Think you can handle this?” Jimmy nodded and took it, lifting […]