Bad BehaviorBad Behavior
Mary Gaitskill
A trade paperback reissue of National Book Award finalist Mary Gaitskill’s debut collection, Bad Behavior—powerful stories about dislocation, longing, and desire which depict a disenchanted and rebellious urban fringe generation that is searching for human connection. • Now a classic: Bad Behavior made critical waves when it first published, ...
Number of pages: 224 | Publication Date: 2009-07-21 | ISBN-13: 9781439148877

Don't Cry (Vintage Contemporaries)Don't Cry (Vintage Contemporaries)
Mary Gaitskill
Mary Gaitskill returns with a luminous new collection of stories—her first in more than ten years. In “College Town l980,” young people adrift in Ann Arbor debate the meaning of personal strength at the start of the Reagan era; in the urban fairy tale “Mirrorball,” a young man steals a girl’s soul during a one-night stand; in “The Lit ...
Number of pages: 240 | Publication Date: 2010-03-09 | ISBN-13: 9780307275875

VeronicaVeronica
Mary Gaitskill
A finalist for the National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award, here is an evocative novel about female friendship in the glittering 1980s. Alison and Veronica meet amid the nocturnal glamour of 1980s New York: One is a young model stumbling away from the wreck of her career, the other an eccentric middle-aged office temp. Over the n ...
Number of pages: 257 | Publication Date: 2006-07-18 | ISBN-13: 9780375727856

Somebody with a Little HammerSomebody with a Little Hammer
Mary Gaitskill
In essays on matters literary, social, cultural, and personal, Mary Gaitskill explores date rape and political adultery, the transcendentalism of the Talking Heads, the melancholy of Björk, and the playfulness of artist Laurel Nakadate. She celebrates the clownish grandiosity and the poetry of Norman Mailer’s long career and maps the sociosexual ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2018-04-17 | ISBN-13: 9780307472335

The MareThe Mare
Mary Gaitskill
One of the Best Books of the YearThe New York Times • The Washington Post • NPR • San Francisco Chronicle • Vanity Fair • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel • Kansas City StarWhen Velveteen Vargas, an eleven-year-old Fresh Air Fund kid from Brooklyn, comes to stay with a family in upstate New York, what begins as a two-week visit blossoms into ...
Number of pages: 544 | Publication Date: 2016-10-04 | ISBN-13: 9780307743602

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