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Curtis Sittenfeld

Help Yourself

Three scalding stories from the bestselling author of AMERICAN WIFE

Transworld Digital

Date de publication : 2020-10-01



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'Nobody else writes with such precision and amusement about the absolute inability of men and women to understand each other' RED MAGAZINE

'Recommended for anyone who enjoys short stories. She really doesn't shy away from sticky, nuanced subjects ... delivered with absolute poise. Delicious' PANDORA SYKES, The High-Low podcast
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Sittenfeld's wryly hilarious and insightful new collection, HELP YOURSELF, illuminates human experience and gracefully upends our assumptions about class and race, envy and disappointment, gender and celebrity.

Suburban friends fall out after a racist encounter at a birthday party is caught on video and posted on Facebook; an illustrious Manhattan film crew are victims of their own snobbery when they underestimate a pre-school teacher from the Mid-West; and a group of young writers fight about love and narrative style as they compete for a prestigious bursary.

Connecting each of these three stories is Sittenfeld's truthful yet merciless eye. Full of tenderness and compassion, this dazzling collection celebrates our humanity in all its pettiness and glory.

A STYLIST Best Books for Autumn title
Featured in the Sunday Times Guide to Culture

Praise for CURTIS SITTENFELD:

'You won't want these stories to end' REESE WITHERSPOON
'Perfect miniatures in deadpan prose' GUARDIAN
'Clear-eyed and compulsive' MAIL ON SUNDAY
Pages
96
Collection
n.c
Parution
2020-10-01
Marque
Transworld Digital
EAN papier
9780857527479
EAN EPUB
9781473585584

Informations sur l'ebook
Nombre pages copiables
9
Nombre pages imprimables
9
Taille du fichier
1690 Ko
Prix
8,49 €

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