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Jami Attenberg

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I'm the author of Instant Love, The Kept Man, and The Melting Season, and a fourth book, The Middlesteins, will be out sometime in 2012. I blog at whatever-whenever.net, and you can find me on twitter too! (@jamiattenberg, of course.)
My essays and criticism have appeared in a number of places, including The New York Times, New York, Print, Salon, and Nylon, as well as the anthologies Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant: Confessions of Cooking for One and Dining Alone and Love is a Four-Letter Word: True Stories of Breakups, Bad Relationships, and Broken Heart. I'm originally from the Chicago area, but I happily live in Brooklyn, New york.


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The Middlesteins
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The Kept Man
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The Melting Season
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“...and wasn't life full of layers and nuances, colored all kinds of shades of gray, and the way you felt about something when you were twenty or thirty or forty was not how you would feel about something when you were fifty or sixty or seventy---if only he could explain to her that regret can come at any time in your life, when you least expect it, and then you are stuck with it forever.”
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“...if she had known just a few months before, during more innocent times, that she would feel that way for the rest of her life....which is to say conflicted, she would have treasured those unaware, nonjudgmental, preadolescent moments more thoroughly. (Oh, to be eleven again!) Because once you know, once you really know how the world works, you can't unknow it.”
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message 3: by Derek

Derek Schneider Hello, Jami.

My new book, The 9 Ghosts of Samen's Bane, is available now at amazon.com and target.com. Have a great day.


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message 2: by Kevin

Kevin Hi Jami,
I hope you're working on some dirty stories for me. Aiming for a 2009 release on Future Tense. We'll call it the year of smut.


message 1: by Kelly

Kelly Moran Hello!
Pleasure to meet you.
You might like a couple of my books! I added one of yours. Sounds good.
Take Care!
Kelly Moran
home.wi.rr.com/kellymoran
XXXOOO


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