Married But Looking by Daniel Libman

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Married but Looking explores the fantasies of the adulterer, the dark paranoid world of the cuckold, and ultimately the willingness of couples to stay together. Unabashedly funny at turns dirty, revolting, tender and sarcastic these short works are a testament to the love, humor, and the sheer persistence of the human heart.
 

About Daniel Libman

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Daniel S. Libman is the winner of a Pushcart Prize for fiction as well as aParis Review discovery Prize, now called the Plimpton Prize. His story "In the Belly of the Cat" has been anthologized many times and translated into several languages, including Italian and Russian. He has published stories and essays in many journals and magazines including Details, Other Voices, Columbia, The Paris Review, The Baffler, Santa Monica Review, and The Chicago Reader. Winner of a writing grant from the Illinois Arts Council, Dan is currently holed up in rural Illinois with his wife, the writer Molly McNett, two kids, a dog and a cat, and chickens too numerous to count.
 
Published March 7, 2012 by Livingston Press. 222 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Puschart Prize-winner Libman's debut collection establishes him as a talented and original new voice in contemporary fiction.

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There are few sentences that merit quoting here—neither bad nor exciting—and even though few approach the poetic, these gems are buried among the humdrum.Then there are the failed metaphors and similes that don’t quite work: “Her fluency in French is something Silvers always knew, the way a manag...

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