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As I read each one, I just felt like they seemed a little forced...almost too quirky.
I didn't get a really distinct sense of voice for each character, nor was I carried into their worlds as completely as I'd hoped to be.
Miranda July is a talented artist, and her writing was so raw and honest like her performance art.
...Before you have to think of yourself again, like dipping the brush back in for more ink."
The balloons are deflated, the cake is half eaten, stale, moldy;... Read more
I am not normally a lover of short stories, I find myself getting very involved and then disappointed as they stop just as I start getting into the story. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Life Student
Miranda July's short stories are beautiful and startling. I had only read one of her stories, Shared Patio, which is the first story in the book, and I didn't like it quite as much... Read morePublished 6 months ago by ulianne
I agree with another reviewer here, July's quirkiness supersedes the literary qualities here.
Though July undoubtably has a great talent for writing, and manages to pull us... Read more
This is a book that I give as a gift to my friends who love to read. The short stories are funny, sad, insightful and new. They are all about women. Read morePublished 8 months ago by james h. norton
Miranda July is one of the most peculiar voices I've read lately. She has a very personal interior world, wierd, frenzy, maybe a bit delussional.Published 8 months ago by verónica
There is one story we, as a society, love to tell about love--the sanctioned kind of love. Stories of men and women, who are unrelated, unmarried, are the appropriate age, and... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Leona
No one belongs here more than you.
Stories by Miranda July
224 Page collection of short stories, released May 15, 2007. Read more