Do the Windows Open?

Author: Julie Hecht

Do the Windows Open? is a series of hilarious linked tales documenting the mania of the modern day in devastating detail — tales that have had readers of The New Yorker laughing out loud for years.The beguiling and alienated narrator — who finds nearly everything interesting and almost nothing clear — has set herself the never-ending goal of photographing a world-renowned….Read More

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