Books to Borrow Williamsburg Public Library Recommends
‘Games and Rituals’ by Katherine Heiny
October 26, 2023
Each character in Katherine Heiny’s latest short story collection comes with their own unique games and rituals. They may have a personal ritual that sets them apart from others. Edgar, the elderly man who swallowed his hearing aid when he mistook it for a cashew fires his maid every few days at this point. His daughter makes a habit of remembering embarrassing or empowering teenage antics and sometimes argues with her dad like she’s still in those years. Though, she did drive six hours to help him through the hearing aid problem and he really shouldn’t be eating cashews in the first...