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Bark: Stories (Paperback)

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March 2014 Indie Next List


“Is there any living writer who can so effortlessly chronicle the messy absurdity, unintended humor, and quiet pathos of the human condition better than Lorrie Moore? I had been eagerly awaiting another short story collection from her, and Bark delivers in full. The Moore I've known and loved is back, replete with her trademark pithy one-liners, wry observations, wicked wit, and spot-on renderings of her character's quirks, failings, and stubborn dreams.”
— Laurie Paus, The Elliott Bay Book Company, Seattle, WA

Description


A "New York Times" Notable Book
"Heartbreaking. . . . Mordantly funny. . . . Takes us on a rare flight of self-transcendence. . . . Moments of recognition bring jolts like electric shocks." --"The New York Review of Books"
"Wonderful. . . . Masterful. . . . Profound. . . . Not a single false note." --"USA Today
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" Moore] deftly paints with negative space, releasing tremendous poignancy. . . . A vibrant and nimble display of Moore's signature wit." --"San Francisco Chronicle
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"Ms Moore's writing glides. She describes the mundane with precision and grace. . . . "Bark" simultaneously honours and regrets the messiness of human relationships. Ms Moore is like one of her characters: 'sternness in one eye and gentleness in the other.'" --"The Economist
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"One of the finest short story writers in the country." --"Los Angeles Review of Books
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" Moore's] writing contains multitudes, mixed in exacting proportions, which is to say: this potpourri is utterly and totally unique. . . . There really is no one quite like her." --"The New Republic"
"Lorrie Moore still dazzles. . . . These powerfully, almost savagely, human stories shine with a spirit of playfulness and the logic of love." --"O, The Oprah Magazine.

About the Author


Lorrie Moore is the author of the story collections "Bark, ""Birds of America", "Like Life", and "Self-Help" and the novels "Who Will Run the Frog Hospital"? and "Anagrams". Her work has won honors from the Lannan Foundation and the American Academy of Arts and Letters, as well as the Irish Times International Prize for Fiction, the Rea Award for the Short Story, and the PEN/Malamud Award.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780307740861
ISBN-10: 0307740862
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: October 28th, 2014
Pages: 208
Language: English