Yup, if Salman Rushdie, editor of this year’s Best American Short Stories, is to be believed:
Q.What do the themes in this year’s best stories show about American culture today?
A. There’s clearly an interest in domestic subjects, religious subjects, and, most mysteriously, in the game of golf. But there were enough wilder, more imaginative fictions to satisfy my taste for that kind of thing.
Yeah, we’re all about the golf, we are. Just ask anybody.
Then again, ask a dumb question….