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Truthtelling by Lynne Sharon Shwartz (50)(With #Giveaway)

  • KIndle: 2572 KB
  • Print: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Delphinium Books (Oct. 6 2020)
  • ASIN: B08G89C3SM

 

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A man generously lends his car to his ex-wife, and is bewildered when she not only neglects to return it but makes increasingly implausible excuses for her actions. A neat and orderly clothing store owner is taken in and manipulated by an ailing elderly neighbor. A wife left by her husband for a younger woman is forced to visit the couple in order to see her children—and makes a startling realization about her former spouse.

 In these stories and others, including an O. Henry Award winner and a Best American Short Stories selection, National Book Award finalist Lynne Sharon Schwartz presents readers with a cast of indefatigable New Yorkers whose long-established routines are disrupted by mishaps or swerves of fate.


Lynne Sharon Schwartz is the author of twenty-three books that include the novels Disturbances in the Field Leaving Brooklyn a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and Rough Strife a finalist for the National Book Award She has also published non-fiction short stories a memoir essays and translations Schwartz is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation the National Endowment for the Arts in fiction and translation and the New York State Foundation for the Arts She has taught widely in the United States and abroad and currently teaches at the Bennington College Writing Seminars and the Columbia University School of the Arts.

REVIEW:

I love a good collection of short stories! This book didn't disappoint either.
Each story felt relatable. Especially A Lapse Of Memory. As we get older, it's so easy to get caught up in our own lives and forget about our parents. Time goes faster the older we get. Days can turn into weeks before you know it. It's even faster for our parents, but it's hard for us to realize that. This story hit home for me, although I text my mom every morning. Every single day withought fail. Having lost my dad, this lesson of parental love and comfort stays with me. Now I don't forget my mom, but I suffered loss to learn. 
I also really connected with A Few More Days. Being bipolar, I've had my share of days where I became introverted and reclusive. This story hit home with me as I felt each sentence.
What more can I say?! Read this book if you like stories that feel real. 



4/5



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