Baby & Other Stories
by Paula Bomer
Word Riot Press
$16.00 List Price
There's a canny pageant of revelations on parade in Paula Bomer's wry, butch, and persistently despairing debut collection, Baby & Other Stories. Not the kind of classic revelations that come at the end of most short stories, like the sun cracking open a rainy sky. Rather, these are more like broken umbrellas in a storm. The everyman misanthropes at the center of Bomer's stories are subject to frequent, blunt epiphanies
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