BEN DOLNICK is the author of the novels At the Bottom of Everything, You Know Who You Are, and Zoology. His work has appeared in GQ and The New York Times, and on NPR. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, and with his wife and daughter.
Get out of here, Joyce. Go home. You don’t need bad news.
Joyce always had an uneasy feeling about her son, Michael. Serious baby, then a serious
kid, then a serious grown-up. His large, dark eyes. He always kept everything inside. When
he misses comin...[SEE MORE]