Posts tagged Miranda July

The first bad book

Typically when I don’t like a buzz book I delight in mocking word choices and flimsy chapters or the thin line separating the novel’s plot and the author’s bio. The book becomes a contender for…

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It Chooses You

At first I didn’t like Miranda July. She seemed too precious. Her first book of short stories, contrived quirkiness. Like watching Zooey Deschanel shop for leg warmers at Goodwill. But I didn’t like Miranda July…

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Miranda writes

Through most of Miranda July’s book of short stories No One Belongs Here More Than You I was having serious creative writing major flashbacks to the mid-1990s. I had spent my 18 years before college…

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