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LONGLISTED FOR THE PENFAULKER AWARD ONE OF TIME’S 100 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR ONE OF NPR’S BEST BOOKS OF 2019 “All the tawdry details I’m dying for are in these stories but they’re given out like old sweaters without shame without guile Amy Hempel is the writer who makes me feel most affiliated with other humans; we are all living this way hiding alone obsessed and that’s ok” Miranda July From legendary writer Amy Hempel one of the most celebrated and original voices in American short fictio I have finished this book days ago and I keep thinking about what I have read what it left to me and I can t find exactly the right answerThe stories are very short end as long as the time to tear a sheet they are so hermetic that everything seems told in the form of a creative whisperI liked The orphan lamb and Greed they sent me a sort of momentary pleasure without however being able to receive anything that would sediment in meHere perhaps it is this aspect that is missing in these short stories a glass of fresh water that gives pleasure and just satisfaction and can therefore do read John Duncan Fergusson Poise Ho finito uesto libro da giorni e continuo a ripensare a cosa ho letto cosa mi rimasto e non riesco esattamente a trovare una piena risposta soddisfacenteI racconti sono brevissimi finiscono uanto il tempo di stracciar

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Sing to It New Stories

“A Full Service Shelter” a volunteer at a dog shelter tirelessly devotedly cares for dogs on a list to be euthanized In “Greed” a spurned wife examines her husband’s affair with a glamorous older married woman And in “Cloudland” the longest story in the collection a woman reckons with the choice she made as a teenager to give up her newborn infant uietly dazzling these stories are replete with moments of revelation and transcendence and with Hempel’s singular startling inimitable sentences Holy shit Worship at the feet of the master y all

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N a ravishing sometimes heartbreaking new story collection her first in over a decadeAmy Hempel is a master of the short story A multiple award winner Hempel is highly regarded among writers reviewers and readers of contemporary fiction This new collection her first since her Collected Stories published than a decade ago is a literary event These fifteen exuisitely honed stories reveal Hempel at her most compassionate and spirited as she introduces characters lonely and adrift searching for connection In In every way perfect this set of stories Except perhaps The Chicane though it s likely I m missing something and just need to read it a few times and carefully Favorites include A Full Service Shelter I Stay With Syd Greed and The Correct Grip stories I ve admired since reading them when they first appeared in litmags Minor complaint the substitution of hell for fuck in the latter story s final line New to me were three wonderfully sad short shorts The Second Seating Moonbow and Euivalent but difficult to find I imagine is the reader who doesn t locate the prize in SING TO IT in Cloudland the longest story in the collection which like Tumble Home convinces me that Amy Hempel and Amy Hempel alone knows how to navigate expertly the strange terrain of t


10 thoughts on “Sing to It New Stories

  1. says:

    From pogo stick to Complaint BoardI gleefully pull out my pogo stick at the beginning of this small collection and I boing on down the road

  2. says:

    I have finished this book days ago and I keep thinking about what I have read what it left to me and I can't find exactly the right answerThe stories are very short end as long as the time to tear a sheet they are so hermetic that everything seems told in the form of a creative whisperI liked The orphan lamb and Greed they sent me a sort of momentary pleasure without however being able to receive anything that would sediment in meHere pe

  3. says:

    At the end I wanted to comfort him But what I said was Sing to it The Arab proverb When danger approaches sing to it The above uote is taken from the first story in this collection Sing to It The first story is not alone in being a

  4. says:

    Sing to It is a short collection of short stories many of which are a page or less long What's amazing to me is

  5. says:

    I first heard about Amy Hempel around 2002 when I read an interview at least I think it was an interview with Chuck Palahn

  6. says:

    In every way perfect this set of stories Except perhaps “The Chicane” though it’s likely I’m missing something and just need to read it a few times and carefully Favorites include “A Full Service Shelter” “I Stay With Syd” “Greed” and “The Correct Grip” stories I’ve admired since reading them when they first appeared

  7. says:

    Holy shit Worship at the feet of the master y’all

  8. says:

    275 stars I’m rounding down to distinguish from my rating of The Dog of the Marriage StoriesI received this book through a giveaw

  9. says:

    This is a collection of 15 short stories and some are very short about a page long None of the stories seems to be related to each other My favorite story was A Full Service Shelter about a volunteer at a dog shelter It was heart b

  10. says:

    25 starsAmy Hempel's award winning The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel was chock full of absorbing somewhat dog centric tales with formal artistry and uirky characters Her latest collection proves that she has been doing something t