In-flight entertainment -- Squirrel -- I'm sorry but I'll have to let you go -- Scan -- Ahead of the pack -- Sorry? -- The tipping point -- Geography boy -- Channel 17 -- Homework -- Festival of the immortals -- Diary of an interesting year -- Charm for a friend with a lump.
"These thirteen stories brilliantly focus on aspects of contemporary living and unerringly capture a generation, a type, a social class, a pattern of behavior. They give us the small detail that reveals large secrets and summons up the inner stresses of our lives."--P. 2 of cover.