Out of the Girls' Room and Into the NightOut of the Girls' Room and Into the Night
Thisbe Nissen
In Thisbe Nissen's award-winning debut story collection, characters teeter on the verge of love, of life, of oncoming cataclysms after which Things Will Never Be the Same. Against the varied backdrops of Grateful Dead shows, anniversary parties, sickrooms, and bright Manhattan vestibules, Nissen traces the joy, terror, and electric surprise that fl ...
Number of pages: 208 | Publication Date: 2000-10-17 | ISBN-13: 9780385720533

Our Lady of the PrairieOur Lady of the Prairie
Thisbe Nissen
A sharp and bitingly funny novel about a professor whose calm-ish midwestern life gives way to a vortex of crises—and her attempts to salvage the pieces without going to pieces herself In the space of a few torrid months on the Iowa prairie, Phillipa Maakestad—long-married theater professor and mother of an unstable daughter—grapples with ...
Number of pages: 368 | Publication Date: 2018-01-23 | ISBN-13: 9781328662071

The Good People of New YorkThe Good People of New York
Thisbe Nissen
A luminous first novel that brings a group of truly good people to life--in all their neurotic glory. When Roz Rosenzwieg, a brash and radiant New York Jew, meets Edwin Anderson at a party, she can hardly believe that she is attracted to the soft-spoken Nebraskan; she marries him a few months later, and soon gives birth to their daughter, Miranda. ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2001-05-22 | ISBN-13: 9780375411458

Osprey IslandOsprey Island
Thisbe Nissen
As summer begins on Osprey Island, preparations at the Lodge -- the island’s one and only hotel — are underway for the busy season. On maintenance and housekeeping there’s Lance and Lorna Squire, Osprey locals and raging drinkers; and their irrepressible son Squee. There are college boys to wait tables and Irish girls to clean rooms. And a fe ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2005-06-14 | ISBN-13: 9780385720625

Glimmer Train Stories, Winter 2009, Issue #69Glimmer Train Stories, Winter 2009, Issue #69
by E.A. Durden, Xhenet Aliu, Ron Savage, Colum McCann, Johanna Skibsrud, David Borofka, Frederick Reiken, David Koon, Will Boast, Alexander Parsons, Thisbe Nissen, Jennifer Levasseur and Kevin Rabalais (interviewers), Andrew Scott (interviewer), Sara Whyatt
Literary short stories by established and emerging writers. Excerpts:E. A. Durden Mr. Dabydeen He will buy the goat himself, to curry for dinner he will walk the two miles this morning to Western Beef, where he will see every Hindu woman from Guyana, all there to buy goat. Xhenet Aliu You Say Tomato Shalom meant hello, goodbye, and peace. I used to ...
Number of pages: 216 | Publication Date: 2008-11-01 | ISBN-13: 9781595530189

Bob Seger's House and Other Stories (Made in Michigan Writers Series)Bob Seger's House and Other Stories (Made in Michigan Writers Series)
Bob Seger's House and Other Stories is a collection of short stories written by some of Michigan's most well-known fiction writers. This collection of twenty-two short stories serves as a celebration not only of the tenth anniversary of the Made in Michigan Writers Series in 2016 but also of the rich history of writing and storytelling in the regio ...
Number of pages: 328 | Publication Date: 2016-05-05 | ISBN-13: 9780814341940

The Ex-Boyfriend CookbookThe Ex-Boyfriend Cookbook
by Thisbe Nissen, Erin Ergenbright
Every time we tell someone about this book we get puzzled grins, raised eyebrows, and hilarious guesses as to what on earth The Ex-Boyfriend Cookbook might possibly be. Every time we tell a guy about it, he becomes instantly intent on doing pretty much anything if it'll get him into the book. One boy (who swears he only went out with Thisbe in orde ...
Number of pages: 192 | Publication Date: 2002-06 | ISBN-13: 9780060185206

Land-Grant College Review Issue No. OneLand-Grant College Review Issue No. One
by Aimee Bender, Ron Carlson, Stephen Dixon, Marc Estrin, Sara Gran, Dave Koch, Joy Kolitsky, Josh Melrod, Thisbe Nissen, Josip Novakovich, Robert Olmstead, Chris Potter, Karen Rile, Thaddeus Rutkowski, Ken Sparling, Jonathan Tel, Tara Wray
The Land-Grant College Review's first issue features new fiction by Aimee Bender, Josip Novakovich, Robert Olmstead, Ron Carlson, and Stephen Dixon, an interview with Thisbe Nissen, and artwork by Joy Kolitsky. ...
Number of pages: 192 | Publication Date: 2003-06-01 | ISBN-13: 9780972867801

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