Posted on March 23, 2023 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Author Mary Gaitskill has returned to the universe of one of her best-known short stories, "Secretary."
That tale, originally published in 1988 and loosely adapted into a movie in 2002, features a seventeen-year-old secretary whose employer punishes her for work errors through sexual degradation.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, the new story, "Minority Report," has that protagonist as a much-older woman thinking back on the situation and how it affected her.
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