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White Dialogues

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With all the brilliance, bravado, and wit of his award-winning debut, A Questionable Shape, Bennett Sims returns with an equally ambitious and wide-ranging collection of stories.

A house-sitter alone in a cabin in the woods comes to suspect that the cabin may need to be "unghosted." A raconteur watches as his life story is rewritten on an episode of This American Life. And in the col
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Published September 17th 2017 by Two Dollar Radio (first published December 3rd 2012)
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Aug 07, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really really loved A Questionable Shape.

This collection of stories has some good ones (particularly the first about the caretaker of a cabin in the woods is very well written and gripping) but overall I wasn't hanging on every word in most of the stories.

Still, looking forward to Bennett's next full-length work, whatever it might be
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Bennett Sims was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. His fiction has appeared in A Public Space, Tin House, and Zoetrope: All-Story. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he currently teaches at the University of Iowa, where he is the Provost Postgraduate Visiting Writer in fiction.

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