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Description - Single, Carefree, Mellow by Katherine Heiny

'Katherine Heiny's work does something magical: elevates the mundane so that it has the stakes of a mystery novel, gives women's interior lives the gravity they so richly deserve - and makes you laugh along the way' Lena Dunham Maya's dog is dying, and she is planning to leave her boyfriend. On the whole she feels worse about the dog.

Nina thought it might be difficult to summon the moral fortitude to have an extramarital affair with a Presbyterian minister living above the garbage, but she discovers that almost anything is possible.

A teenager finds an affair with her history teacher too sealed off from the rest of her life, like the last slice of cake under a glass dome.

These women are best friends, roommates and mistresses. They tipple and titillate, fantasize and fumble, worry and wander. They make poor choices in men and children's magicians and wise choices in what to wear to meet their lovers' wives. None of them are single (or carefree or mellow) but all are irresistible and all too familiar.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780008105549
ISBN-10: 0008105545
Format: Paperback / softback
(178mm x 111mm x 19mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Fourth Estate Ltd
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publish Date: 28-Jan-2016
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Katherine Heiny

Katherine Heiny's fiction has been published in The New Yorker, Ploughshares, Narrative,Glimmer Train, and many other places. She lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband and children. This is her first book.

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