“The End of Aaron,” a short story from The Heaven of Animals David James Poissant, is featured in the most recent edition of Pegasus magazine.

Animals is Poissant’s debut book from Simon & Schuster. In each of its short stories, Poissant explores the tenuous bonds of family—fathers and sons, husbands and wives—as they are tested by the sometimes brutal power of love.

Click here to read “The End of Aaron.”

The book has received a star from Kirkus Reviews, and it has also been featured in Elle, The New York Post, and the Washington Post.