9780857525390

You Think It, I ll Say It

Sittenfeld, Curtis


Format: Paperback
ISBN13: 9780857525390
Published: April 2018

Price: $29.99

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2018 SUNDAY TIMES EFG SHORT STORY AWARD- 'Do-Over', one of the stories in this dazzling first collection by Curtis Sittenfeld.

In 'The World Has Many Butterflies', a married woman flirts with a man she meets at parties by playing You think it, I'll say it, putting into words the bitchy things she guesses he's thinking about their fellow guests. But she is in for a shock when, in time, she finds out what was really in his mind. 'The Nominee' sees Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail, confessing her surprising true feelings about a woman journalist she has sparred with over the years. In 'Gender Studies', a visiting academic sleeps with her taxi driver, for what turns out to be all the wrong reasons.

The theme that unites these stories is how even the cleverest people tend to misread others, and how much we all deceive ourselves. Sharp and tender, funny and wise, they show Sittenfeld's knack for creating real, believable characters that spring off the page, while also skewering contemporary mores with brilliant dry wit.

Details
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN13: 9780857525390
  • Published: April 2018
  • Number of pages: 280
  • Width: 15.4 mm
  • Height: 2.3 mm
  • Depth: 23.4 mm
  • Publisher:not specified

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