Lit Hub, September 21, 2023
“What do you think about?” I once asked her. “Trying to fill the time with something purposeful until it stops,” she said. “Some days I look at the leaves shimmering in the sunlight or listen to the wind. Other days, I pick at my nails or tell myself long stories like Scheherazade.”
Infectious Disease Society of America
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