What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

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  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 25 May 2015
  • ISBN : 9781101970584
  • Page : 176 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 25 voters

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In his second collection, including the iconic and much-referenced title story featured in the Academy Award-winning film Birdman, Carver establishes his reputation as one of the most celebrated short-story writers in American literature—a haunting meditation on love, loss, and companionship, and finding one’s way through the dark.

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
  • Author : Raymond Carver
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2015-05-25
  • ISBN : 9781101970584
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In his second collection, including the iconic and much-referenced title story featured in the Academy Award-winning film Birdman, Carver establishes his reputation as one of the most celebrated short-story writers in American literature—a haunting meditation on love, loss, and companionship, and finding one’s way through the dark.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love / Beginners

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love / Beginners
  • Author : Raymond Carver
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2015-05-14
  • ISBN : 9781101970478
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A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection From one of the most celebrated short-story writers in American literature, the story that launched a thousand homages, in word and film—a haunting meditation on love and companionship, and finding one’s way through the dark. “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love” is included here with its unedited version, “Beginners,” which was originally submitted to Carver’s editor, Gordon Lish. In this eShort, readers can compare both versions of

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
  • Author : Raymond Carver
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2016-01-28
  • ISBN : 9781448103584
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This powerful collection of stories, set in the mid-West among the lonely men and women who drink, fish and play cards to ease the passing of time, was the first by Raymond Carver to be published in the UK. With its spare, colloquial narration and razor-sharp sense of how people really communicate, the collection was to become one of the most influential literary works of the 1980s.

Beginners

Beginners
  • Author : Raymond Carver
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2015-09-15
  • ISBN : 9780307947932
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Here is the original manuscript of Raymond Carver’s seminal 1981 collection, What We Talk About When We Talk About Love. Carver is one of the most celebrated short-story writers in American literature—his style is both instantly recognizable and hugely influential—and the pieces in What We Talk About . . ., which portray the gritty loves and lives of the American working class, are counted among the foundation stones of the contemporary short story. In this unedited text, we gain insight into

Raymond Carver's What We Talk about When We Talk about Love: Bookmarked

Raymond Carver's What We Talk about When We Talk about Love: Bookmarked
  • Author : Brian Evenson
  • Publisher : Bookmarked
  • Release Date : 2018-04-17
  • ISBN : 1632460610
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Renowned author Brian Evenson offers his take on Raymond Carver's classic short story collection.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank

What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank
  • Author : Nathan Englander
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2012-02-07
  • ISBN : 9780307958730
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These eight new stories from the celebrated novelist and short-story writer Nathan Englander display a gifted young author grappling with the great questions of modern life, with a command of language and the imagination that place Englander at the very forefront of contemporary American fiction. The title story, inspired by Raymond Carver’s masterpiece, is a provocative portrait of two marriages in which the Holocaust is played out as a devastating parlor game. In the outlandishly dark “Camp Sundown” vigilante

Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?

Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?
  • Author : Raymond Carver
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2015-05-25
  • ISBN : 9781101970614
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With this, his first collection of stories, Raymond Carver breathed new life into the American short story. Carver shows us the humor and tragedy that dwell in the hearts of ordinary people; his stories are the classics of our time. "[Carver's stories] can ... be counted among the masterpieces of American Literature." --The New York Times Book Review "One of the great short story writers of our time--of any time." --The Philadelhpia Inquirer "The whole collection is a knock out. Few

What We Don't Talk About When We Talk About Fat

What We Don't Talk About When We Talk About Fat
  • Author : Aubrey Gordon
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 2020-11-17
  • ISBN : 9780807041321
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From the creator of Your Fat Friend and co-host of the Maintenance Phase podcast, an explosive indictment of the systemic and cultural bias facing plus-size people. Anti-fatness is everywhere. In What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Fat, Aubrey Gordon unearths the cultural attitudes and social systems that have led to people being denied basic needs because they are fat and calls for social justice movements to be inclusive of plus-sized people’s experiences. Unlike the recent

What We Talk About When We Talk About Cities (And Love)

What We Talk About When We Talk About Cities (And Love)
  • Author : Andy Merrifield
  • Publisher : OR Books
  • Release Date : 2018-11-01
  • ISBN : 9781682191446
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In often dreamlike peregrinations around his home towns of Liverpool, London and New York Andy Merrifield reflects on what cities mean to us and how they shape the way we think. As he wanders, Merrifield’s reveries circle questions: Can we talk about cities in the absolute, discovering their essence beneath the particulars? Is it possible truly to love or hate a city, to experience it carnally or viscerally? Might we find true love in the city? Merrifield does find

Cathedral

Cathedral
  • Author : Raymond Carver
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2015-05-25
  • ISBN : 9781101970553
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Raymond Carver’s third collection of stories, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, including the canonical titular story about blindness and learning to enter the very different world of another. These twelve stories mark a turning point in Carver’s work and “overflow with the danger, excitement, mystery and possibility of life. . . . Carver is a writer of astonishing compassion and honesty. . . . his eye set only on describing and revealing the world as he sees it. His eye is so clear,

What We Talk About When We Talk About Books

What We Talk About When We Talk About Books
  • Author : Leah Price
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2019-08-20
  • ISBN : 9781541673908
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Reports of the death of reading are greatly exaggerated Do you worry that you've lost patience for anything longer than a tweet? If so, you're not alone. Digital-age pundits warn that as our appetite for books dwindles, so too do the virtues in which printed, bound objects once trained us: the willpower to focus on a sustained argument, the curiosity to look beyond the day's news, the willingness to be alone. The shelves of the world's great libraries, though, tell

Short Cuts

Short Cuts
  • Author : Raymond Carver
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2015-05-25
  • ISBN : 9781101970560
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The nine stories and one poem collected in this volume formed the basis for the astonishingly original film “Short Cuts” directed by Robert Altman. Collected altogether in this volume, these stories form a searing and indelible portrait of American innocence and loss. From the collections Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?, Where I’m Calling From, What We Talk About When We Talk About Love, and A New Path to the Waterfall; including an introduction by Robert Altman. With deadpan

What We Talk about When We're Over 60

What We Talk about When We're Over 60
  • Author : Sherri Daley,Linda Hughes
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014-06-03
  • ISBN : 1941165230
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Those of us who are over sixty are not amused at being compared to aging wine, and certainly not cheese. In this book thirty of us - writers, educators, businesswomen, motivational speakers, mothers, grandmothers, retirees, an artist, a hairdresser, a psychic, a farmer, a psychologist, and a dancer - each share a story about something that changed everything. We think that you - especially if you're a woman over sixty - will laugh and cry and maybe gasp at these

Heliogabalus

Heliogabalus
  • Author : Antonin Artaud
  • Publisher : SCB Distributors
  • Release Date : 2020-05-15
  • ISBN : 9781909923805
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Antonin Artaud’s novelised biography of the 3rd-century Roman Emperor Heliogabalus is simultaneously his most accessible and his most extreme book. Written in 1933, at the time when Artaud was preparing to stage his legendary Theatre of Cruelty, HELIOGABALUS is a powerful concoction of sexual excess, self-deification and terminal violence. Reflecting its author’s preoccupations of the time with the occult, magic, Satan, and a range of esoteric religions, the book shows Artaud at his most lucid as he assembles an

Fires

Fires
  • Author : Raymond Carver
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2015-05-25
  • ISBN : 9781101970621
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More than sixty stories, poems, and essays are included in this wide-ranging collection by the extravagantly versatile Raymond Carver. Two of the stories—later revised for What We Talk About When We Talk About Love—are particularly notable in that between the first and the final versions, we see clearly the astounding process of Carver’s literary development.