Arnon Grunberg



The coat check girl at my favorite restaurant said: “Tomorrow night is going to be busy.”

“How do you know?” I asked.

“We have plenty of reservations,” she said. “But don’t worry, you come in late anyhow. I will prepare a table for you around 10.”

“You’re so kind,” I answered. But I thought perhaps time has come for me to go on an extended leave.