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Although “Dayward” was selected to appear in The New Yorker’s June 2010 “20 under 40 Fiction”, ZZ Packer had already been published and recognized by the literary magazine as a... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Angeline D
It seems as if, every semester, one of my college professors assigns a story or two from this book in a well-intentioned but poorly-executed attempt to foster diversity. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Cheeps
Packer creates believable, generally sympathetic narrators. She can also narrate in the third person. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Mary De Jong
ZZ Packer really touched into the emotion of all these characters. Whether you loved or hated them, you felt something.Published 12 months ago by Islah Tauheed
Really enjoyed this short story collection. I read it a little while ago and keep my eyes peeled for more from this amazing writer!Published 14 months ago by Samuel Flynn
I bought this book in hopes that I could find a way to "get into" literary fiction. it didn't happen. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Frank G. Howell
ZZ writes haunting short stories that stay with you. Her characters are complex and believable.Couldn't put it down.Published 17 months ago by Betsy Barron