September 12, 2013
Tom Barbash photographed by Sven Wiederholt.
In one of the most representative stories of Tom Barbash’s new collection Stay Up With Me, the protagonist’s marriage is falling apart. Every year on the eve of Thanksgiving, Timkin and Amy welcome dozens of guests to their three-bedroom, eighth-floor apartment on West Seventy-Seventh Street between Central Park West and Columbus, the block on the Upper West Side of Manhattan where the cloud-size balloons of cartoon characters for the Macy’s Day Parade are inflated before the big day. This year ...
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