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[PDF] ↠ Topics of Conversation Author Miranda Popkey – Submitalink.info For Readers Of 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


10 thoughts on “Topics of Conversation

  1. Paris (parisperusing) Paris (parisperusing) says:

    There is, below the surface of every conversation in which intimacies are shared, an erotic current Sometimes this current is so hot it all but boils and other times it s barely lukewarm, hardly noticeable, but always the current is present, if only you plunge your hands


  2. The Nerd Daily The Nerd Daily says:

    Originally published on The Nerd Daily Review by Beth MowbrayReading the synopsis alone for Topics of Conversation evokes a powerful set of emotions Take a look Miranda Popkey writes of desire, disgust, motherhood, loneliness, art, pain, feminism, anger, envy, and guilt c


  3. Book of the Month Book of the Month says:

    Why I love itby Cristina ArreolaTopics of Conversation is my worst nightmare come true a book in which my darkest, most shameful, most secret thoughts are laid bare on the page The title of this brisk, slim novel hints at its atypical structure in lieu of a conventional pl


  4. Jonathan Jonathan says:

    Remember the name Miranda Popkey right now Her debut book topics of conversation comes out in January and it is one you will not want to miss I was reminded of Sally Rooney and Melissa Broder but a little intellectual and grown up Not taking away from either of those two w


  5. Sarah Sarah says:

    Still going to re read this closer to publication, but I want to get some initial thoughts up before the year is out I can see this being one of the big reads of 2020 Miranda Popkey s novel stands up on its own merits, but for purposes of comparison I d agree with the Goodre


  6. Fatma Fatma says:

    Thank you to Random House for providing me with an eARC of this via Edelweiss Topics of Conversation is another in a string of books I ve come across lately that center on and explore what I m going to call the problematic woman The problematic woman is


  7. Beth M. Beth M. says:

    When I first read the synopsis for Topics of Conversation, it took me aback Miranda Popkey writes of desire, disgust, motherhood, loneliness, art, pain, feminism, anger, envy, and guilt composed almost exclusively of conversations between women the stories they tell each other


  8. Afton Montgomery Afton Montgomery says:

    This small but mighty debut from Miranda Popkey is told over the course of 20 years in the conversations that one unnamed narrator has Mostly, these are conversations amongst women a group of mothers in Fresno getting wine drunk while their babies sleep in the next room, divulg


  9. Mickie Mickie says:

    Such a gorgeous book to lose yourself in reading this feels like putting yourself underwater and not wanting to come up for air, in a very good way The reflections on what women do and want and love, on what men do or can do to them, are deeply real and raw and you will never fo


  10. Mary Mary says:

    An unnamed female narrator explores attraction disgust womanhood apathy over a timeline that spans nearly twenty years Popkey comments especially on attraction as other than sexual, on hungry desires for people, and then on self hatred, feminism and not, control, anonymity Viscer


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