A.M. Homes’ ‘Do Not Disturb’

Read Steven W. Beattie review of A.M. Homes’s story, ‘Do Not Disturb’ to see if the story is too disturbing for you to then go out and get your hands on to read: “Imagine you’re a 38-year-old doctor who has just been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. How would you react? Would you give in and wait to die or would you fight? Now imagine you’re that woman’s husband. Would you step up with unerring support or would you cut and run? Now imagine that your marriage has been on the rocks for some time leading up to the diagnosis. Would the life-changing advent of a potentially killing disease bring you closer together or push you further apart?” >>> the rest

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