Things You Should Know: A Collection of Stories
In this stunningly original collection, A. M. Homes writes with terrifying compassion about the things that matter most. Homes's distinctive narrative illuminates our dreams and desires, our memories and losses, and demonstrates how extraordinary the ordinary can be. With uncanny emotional accuracy, wit, and empathy, Homes takes us places we recognize but would rather not go alone.
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My first encounter with Ms. Homes writing was a decidedly ambivalent affair. I like her writing style, which tends toward the dark end of life- observation. There's just something about this collection of short stories that just left me, I dunno, insensate? I got the impression that Ms.... ...more
This collection of eleven short... ...more
Georgica is a beautifully strange tale of a woman who continually tries to inseminate herself in a most unconventional way. While what occurs in the story i... ...more