The Three Weirdest Stories From Einstein’s Beach House

Butler University’s Pressgang publishes Jacob M. Appel’s collection of short stories this month.
1. La Tristesse Des Herissons
A couple adopts a depressed hedgehog and seeks therapy for the varmint.
2. Paracosmos
The father of a girl’s imaginary friend stops by to have an affair with her mom.
3. Sharing the Hostage
A woman and her ex-husband share custody of a pet turtle—until she decides to kidnap the animal.
For more information on Pressgang and the very clever Appel, visit their websites.