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“Time moved forward, but the mind was restless and stubborn, and it skipped to wherever it pleased, often to the past: backward, always backward.”
Edan Lepucki, California
“Men were stupid to forget what good sleuths women could be.”
Edan Lepucki, California
“I'm married. And pregnant.”
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“I imagined swinging from the punching bag of his uvula.”
Edan Lepucki, If You're Not Yet Like Me
“There is a moment, when a woman’s foolishness slips into delusion. The former is forgivable, the latter isn’t. You will never live it down. Remember that.”
Edan Lepucki, If You're Not Yet Like Me
“How impossible, though, to turn one's back on all the horrors in the world; there had to be another way to live.”
Edan Lepucki, California
“The jugness of the jug" was how he explained Heidegger to Cal, as if that explained anything at all.”
Edan Lepucki, California
“Girls who want to be warriors can't afford to be so careless. And: Girls will bleed, and they will cry.”
Edan Lepucki, If You're Not Yet Like Me
“A Bereavement? Franzen’s posthumous novel?”
Edan Lepucki, California
“Once the bell is rung, you can't unring it.”
Edan Lepucki, California
“There’s nothing more tragic than a man who gains weight like a woman does.”
Edan Lepucki, If You're Not Yet Like Me
“It’s never a bad idea, to let a man think you’re upset, and then pretend you aren’t, not at all. Paranoia feeds lust.”
Edan Lepucki, If You're Not Yet Like Me
“With a single refusal, Zachary plucked the apathy off of me like a petal from a flower.”
Edan Lepucki, If You're Not Yet Like Me
“All crises, once averted, become jokes.”
Edan Lepucki, If You're Not Yet Like Me
“This is what she’d always wanted. A painless life.”
Edan Lepucki, California
“She would have understood, too, that all the talking in the world couldn’t give everything away, that a person was always capable of keeping secrets. It might have saved her from feeling betrayed by her husband here at the end of the world.    As”
Edan Lepucki, California
“Frida remembered how undark it had always been in L.A., the sky the green-gray color of something miasmic until well after midnight.”
Edan Lepucki, California
“Even when things got difficult between them, doing Cal's laundry made Frida feel a love so tender she could weep.”
Edan Lepucki, California


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