For those who love reading and discussion, this is the perfect fall entertainment. One hour each is devoted to a short story and an essay. There is always a lively, opinionated, and friendly atmosphere with a welcome for all participants. Come join us as we delve into the ever-fascinating world of short stories and essays created by some of the best writers who have put pen to paper. The course texts are: The Best American Short Stories 2015, ed. T. C. Boyle, and The Best American Essays 2015, ed. Ariel Levy. The opening day readings are the first selections in each book.