Summary: "Peeling apples for tartes tatin, an Ohio mother wonders how to exist in a world of distraction and fake facts, besieged by a tweet-happy president and trigger-happy neighbors, all of them oblivious to what Dupont has dumped into the rivers and what's happening at the factory farm down the interstate--not to mention what was done to the land's first inhabitants. A torrent of consciousness,...
Publisher / Publication Date: Biblioasis 2019
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELL
Summary: In these eight masterful stories, Lorrie Moore, in a perfect blend of craft and bewitched spirit, explores the passage of time and summons up its inevitable sorrows and hilarious pitfalls to reveal her own exquisite, singular wisdom. In "Debarking," a newly divorced man tries to keep his wits about him as the United States prepares to invade Iraq, and against this ominous moment, we see--in all...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOO
Summary: With trademark imagination, T.C. Boyle presents a collection of fourteen short stories. In the volume's title story, Victor, a feral boy in Napoleonic France, is captured and is introduced to civilization for the first time. However it is the child't captors that end up learning the most about humanity and civility.
Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2010
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOY
Summary: A short story collection that explores women's lives, from every woman's struggle with food and eating, to love and relationships, to life and aging, to small acts of rebellion along the way.
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2008
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BER
Summary: "One of today's most provocative literary writers--the author of the critically-acclaimed Sunshine State and the Los Angeles Times First Fiction Award finalist Binary Star--captures the confused state of modern romance and the egos that inflate it in a dark comedy about a woman's search for acceptance, identity, and financial security in the rise of Trump. Nina is a struggling writer, a college...
Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2020