From the Sept/Oct, 2015 issue of Touchstone
Alpha Academics by S. M. Hutchens

Mortal Remains

Alpha Academics

by S. M. Hutchens

My years in the library contained many interesting experiences, but only one that was so bizarre, so surreal, that I still have a hard time myself believing it happened, the story of which I would blame no one for doubting. I shall, however, and I hope to some good purpose, proceed here to relate it and—* * *!—ah, there was a good sneeze in Háry János style, so you must believe me.

A young woman approached the desk, told me she was a high-school English teacher working on a master's degree, and needed to read a novel about war. Could I help her find one? . . .


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