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Old 06-09-2017, 08:08 AM   #1
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Amy Hempel - The Collected Stories

I'm rereading "The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel" and loving it all over again. Highly recommended.

What a line: "The sound that I make is not food."
from the opening story, "In a Tub." At NPR:

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/s...toryId=5428036
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I have this and it's great.

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I have this and it's great.

I thoroughly enjoy her work.
Some of her sentences will either knock you on your ass or blow the top of your head off.
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It was the latter, unfortunately.
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Old 06-09-2017, 04:45 PM   #5
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Just got it and, so far, really like it!
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Never heard of her. What kind of stories does she write?
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She and Carver are my favorite short story writers. Easily one of my favorites of all time.


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