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Recommended Books: Fiction

I’ve been working on this list for a couple of weeks. I also plan on doing Non-Fiction and other categories in my out-of-control library. Some authors are represented multiple times. Other authors aren’t represented at all. For no real reason. … Continue reading

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The Books: “Bad Behavior” – ‘Heaven’ (Mary Gaitskill)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction Bad Behavior: Stories – by Mary Gaitskill – a short story collection – Today’s excerpt is from the final story ‘Heaven’. This is more of a novella than a short story – and, to my … Continue reading

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The Books: “Bad Behavior” – ‘Other Factors’ (Mary Gaitskill)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: Bad Behavior: Stories – by Mary Gaitskill – a short story collection – Today’s excerpt is from the story ‘Other Factors’. This story depresses the hell out of me. I mean, if you’ve been following … Continue reading

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The Books: “Bad Behavior” – ‘Secretary’ (Mary Gaitskill)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: Bad Behavior: Stories – by Mary Gaitskill – a short story collection – I’ll excerpt from the sixth story today: ‘Secretary’. ‘Secretary’. of course, was made into a film. It’s hard to picture any of … Continue reading

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The Books: “Bad Behavior” – ‘Trying To Be’ – (Mary Gaitskill)

Next book on my adult fiction shelves: Bad Behavior: Stories – by Mary Gaitskill – a short story collection – I’ll excerpt from the fifth story today: ‘Trying To Be’. Another one of Gaitskill’s stories that take place in the … Continue reading

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The Books: “Bad Behavior” – ‘Connection’ – (Mary Gaitskill)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: Bad Behavior: Stories – by Mary Gaitskill – a short story collection – I’ll excerpt from the fifth story today: ‘Connection’. This story is like a deep bruise in the heart of an apple. Like … Continue reading

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The Books: “Bad Behavior” – ‘An Affair, Edited’ (Mary Gaitskill)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: Bad Behavior: Stories – by Mary Gaitskill – a short story collection – I’ll excerpt from the fourth story today: ‘An Affair, Edited’. Joel lives in New York and works for a film distribution company. … Continue reading

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The Books: “Bad Behavior” – ‘Something Nice’ (Mary Gaitskill)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: Bad Behavior: Stories – by Mary Gaitskill – a short story collection – I’ll excerpt from the third story today: ‘Something Nice’. Classic Gaitskill. This story is told from the point of view of the … Continue reading

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The Books: “Bad Behavior” – ‘A Romantic Weekend’ (Mary Gaitskill)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction: Bad Behavior: Stories – by Mary Gaitskill – a short story collection – I’ll excerpt from the second story today: ‘A Romantic Weekend’. Gaitskill sets up expectations with the title of the story. We think … Continue reading

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The Books: “Bad Behavior” – ‘Daisy’s Valentine’ (Mary Gaitskill)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction Bad Behavior: Stories – by Mary Gaitskill Mary Gaitskill is what I would call a “scary-good” writer. She has been since her startling debut – with the short story collection Bad Behavior. I think she … Continue reading

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