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Ann Packer for Joan Wickersham’s The News from Spain. Ann Packer is the author of two bestselling novels, Songs Without Words and The Dive from Clausen’s Pier, as well as two collections of short fiction, Mendocino and Other Stories and, most recently, Swim Back to Me. Her stories and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, The Washington Post, Vogue, and Real Simple. She lives in northern California with her family. The News from Spain is a collection of stories about love-between wives and husbands, parents and children, caregivers and those in their care, friends, lovers-and the seemingly limitless ways it confounds, fails, confuses, surprises and enriches us.
Part of Vintage Contemporaries. About The News from Spain. A San Francisco Chronicle and NPR Best Book of the Year. Part of Vintage Contemporaries. Category: Literary Fiction Contemporary Romance. The brilliance of The News from Spain is that Joan Wickersham has ambitiously aimed for the scope and depth of a novel, but contained her writing within seven elegant ‘love’ stories, each titled ‘The News from Spain. This is some of the best writing I’ve encountered in years.
The News from Spain is brilliant. Best Books of 2012, San Francisco Chronicle "Captivatin. his wise and courageous and often brilliant collection of stories, written in clean, precise prose, is not only a pleasure to read, but also breaks new ground in our perceptions of what a short story can b. onderfully imaginative and original. BookPage "The brilliance of The News from Spain is that Joan Wickersham has ambitiously aimed for the scope and depth of a novel, but contained her writing within seven elegant ''love'' stories, each titled 'The News from Spain. This is some of the best writing I''ve encountered in years.
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Joan Wickersham’s brilliant The News From Spain shows, in all its twisty beauty, what a short story.
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The News from Spain (Vintage Contemporaries). It may be the same old story, but it’s freshly told by Wickersham. The News from Spain is a book for lovers of the short story or lovers of the story of love. Book by Wickersham, Joan.
And I loved my husband very much. We were in a long, happy marriage, had raised three children, still wanted each other (we would leave work and meet at home sometimes, at lunch). would begin to sound self-righteous. I fell in love with someone else. I was married; he was married.
Back to Our Shelves . Author Joan Wickersham Publisher Vintage Publication Date 2013-07-02 Section Fiction, New Titles - Paperback. Type New Format Paperback ISBN 9780307949295. With uncanny emotional exactitude, Joan Wickersham shows how we never really know what’s in someone else’s heart, or in our own; how we continually try to explain others and to console ourselves; and how love, like storytelling, is ultimately a work of the imagination.
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