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My novel CHOUETTE by Claire Oshetsky will be published in November, 2021, by Ecco in the US and Virago in the UK.

Here some recently published books I loved...what about you?

A Collapse of Horses by Brian Evenson*
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Die, My Love by Ariana Harwicz
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*I'm currently in a torrid love affair with all of the works of Brian Evenson at once. Check him out.

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“I am a mammal, a dog, and a bichon frise--in that order.”
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“It was a town mostly populated with elderly John Wayne fans and their caregivers.”
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“All of you losers, the Great Woolly Mammoth said. The undocumented and disabled. The forgotten ones. The left behinds. The last will be first. It's our turn. All of you need to fight together, every which way you can, and then some, and then some more, and even after you do all that, you will probably fail, and then die.”
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