Short stories tagged with Discomfort

Listing 3 stories.

A Polish immigrant feels her mind slipping away, as her surroundings and even her own body seem unfamiliar. After she's diagnosed with Alzheimers, she reflects on the importance of her memories and her past.

A seven-year-old plantation heir overhears his mother and her friend discuss the allure of black women. He then discovers a dark secret about his family tree, which leads him to a breaking point.

After the Second World War, a painter trying to live a quiet life in New York is deeply unsettled by the teenage boys loitering on the street. As events unfold, she is forced to admit that she may have misjudged them.