Things That Pass for Love by Allison Amend

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“Allison Amend is a gifted storyteller, whose view of contemporary life is often wonderfully acute, original, and surprising.”—Alison Lurie, author of Foreign Affairs: a Novel

Allison Amend’s writing is both thoughtful and entertaining, with a strong sense of humor throughout.

Allison Amend was born in Chicago, Illinois, on a day when the Cubs beat the Mets 2–0. She holds an MFA from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. While there, she learned never to live downwind from a pig farm and how to put English on a cue ball. She lives in New York, writing and teaching fiction.

 

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Allison Amend was born in Chicago, Illinois on a day when the Cubs beat the Mets 2-0. She holds an MFA from the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop. While there, she learned never to live downwind from a pig farm and how to put English on a cue ball. She lives in New York, writing and teaching fiction.
 
Published September 1, 2008 by OV Books. 223 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The ability to be so unpredictable in each short story can keep the reader engaged because they are eager to know that outcome for that particular character.

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