There's Something I Want You to Do: Stories OverviewThere’s Something I Want You to Do is a collection of short stories by Charles Baxter. Several characters appear in multiple stories in the book. Thus, each story is connected to at least one other story in the collection. Most of the stories are set in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and they follow characters as they navigate family, romance, and the hardships that affect everyday life in the United States. The book explores themes of love, family, friendship, morality, adversity, and optimism.
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Charles Baxter's short fiction is focused on middle-class lifestyles. Sometimes in his writing he is patient, sometimes aloof, and sometimes tough-minded about middle-class life. Anton Chekhov's work ...