Colm Tóibín's "The Color of Shadows" (novelette, non-genre, free): Description of an old woman's last days
Caution: Readers from cultures with different old age care expectations will probably find parts of it horrifying. But there is familiar here too. And it's a moving story nevertheless.
Fact sheet.First published: The New Yorker, 13 April 2009.
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