Topics of Conversation

Topics of Conversation

Book - 2020 | First edition.
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Random House, Inc.
For readers of Sally Rooney, Rachel Cusk, Lydia Davis, and Jenny Offill--a compact tour de force about sex, violence, and self-loathing from a ferociously talented new voice in fiction

Miranda Popkey's first novel is about desire, disgust, motherhood, loneliness, art, pain, feminism, anger, envy, guilt--written in language that sizzles with intelligence and eroticism. The novel is composed almost exclusively of conversations between women--the stories they tell each other, and the stories they tell themselves, about shame and love, infidelity and self-sabotage--and careens through twenty years in the life of an unnamed narrator hungry for experience and bent on upending her life. Edgy, wry, shot through with rage and despair, Topics of Conversation introduces an audacious and immensely gifted new novelist.

Baker & Taylor
Comprised almost exclusively of conversations between women, a collection of stories explores themes ranging from sex and violence to shame and self-sabotage as they impact two decades of life for a recklessly thrill-seeking unnamed narrator.

Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2020.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780525656289
0525656286
Characteristics: 215 pages ; 20 cm

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