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eBook Hush Hush: Stories ePub

by Steven Barthelme

  • ISBN: 1612191592
  • Category: Humor
  • Subcategory: Entertainment
  • Author: Steven Barthelme
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Melville House (October 23, 2012)
  • Pages: 197
  • ePub book: 1197 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1342 kb
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  • Rating: 4.5
  • Votes: 164

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Hush Hush more than deserves its own place on the mantle of celebrated contemporary short fiction collections.

Hush Hush more than deserves its own place on the mantle of celebrated contemporary short fiction collections. this is one of the few noteworthy short story collections that we've come across this year. Hush Hush speaks quietly and plainl. eceptively artful and refined. it's often beautiful and profound

Steven Barthelme (born 1947) is the author of numerous short stories and essays.

Steven Barthelme (born 1947) is the author of numerous short stories and essays. His published works include And He Tells the Little Horse the Whole Story, Double Down: Reflections on Gambling and Loss (with brother Frederick Barthelme), and The Early Posthumous Work (essays which originally appeared in The New Yorker, New York Times, Oxford American, Elle Decor, and other publications). His brothers Donald and Frederick also became notable authors.

It’s your sense of inadequacy, Bill said. What’s my sense of inadequacy?. Why you can’t do anything right. I have the same problem. Maureen stood up, walked out. She looked like a model. Took her robe, cigarettes, beer. Bitch, Bill said, staring into the mirror. Maureen fell asleep in the living room, on the couch. I must have been born a jerk. He rearranged the robe,.

With his brothers Donald and Frederick, Steven has made the Barthelme name synonymous with some of the best short-fiction writing of our time. With Frederick, Steven co-authored the brilliant and devastating casino memoir, Double Down: Reflections on Gambling and Loss.

His stories expose the surprising dignity in lying on one's belly in the pouring rain, in ringing an ex-girlfriend's doorbell at 4am and in sleeping with a dead wife's best friend.

An unmissable, arresting book from one of the most seminal short story writers of the last twenty years.

The collection, which includes the Pushcart Prize-winning "Claire," exposes the surprising dignity in lying on your belly in the pouring rain, in ringing your ex-girlfriend's doorbell at 4 . in sleeping with your dead wife's best friend. An unmissable, arresting book from one of the most seminal short story writers of the last twenty years. Read on the Scribd mobile app. Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere.

Steven Barthelme’s new collection of short stories Hush Hush plays like the best of saddest love songs

Steven Barthelme’s new collection of short stories Hush Hush plays like the best of saddest love songs. These are elegiac, yet hopeful stories about characters who bumble through existence, struggle to articulate their feelings, and careen towards moments that can’t be unlived and precipices where possibility, crushing loss, and logic-less misdeeds intersect

With his brothers Donald and Frederick, Steven has made the Barthelme name synonymous with some of the best short-fiction writing of our time.

If you're up $16,000 at the casino and missing dinner with the woman you love, how do you find the strength to drive away? If you give up your career and your beautiful wife and find yourself drinking vodka and fixing cars for a living, is that necessarily a step down? In Hush Hush, Steven Barthelme gives us a simultaneously twisted, heartbreaking, and hilarious account of learning to quit when you're ahead.The collection, which includes the Pushcart Prize-winning "Claire," exposes the surprising dignity in lying on your belly in the pouring rain, in ringing your ex-girlfriend's doorbell at 4 A.M., in sleeping with your dead wife's best friend. Co-author with his brother Frederick of the brilliant and devastating casino memoir, Double Down: Reflections on Gambling and Loss, Steven Barthelme seems to cast an eye at his own history and the characters he's known. These are men and women who are down --- but stirringly, not quite out. An unmissable, arresting book from one of the most seminal short story writers of the last twenty years.