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Crushes. Infatuations. Attractions. Unexpected, inexplicable allure. Entanglements steeped in taboo and disruption. In Like Love, nothing is off limits.
 
In these remarkable essays, Michele Morano explores the pleasures, possibilities, strangeness, and lessons of unconsummated romance. With insight and imagination, Like Love interweaves poignant, humorous episodes from ad
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Paperback, 232 pages
Published September 25th 2020 by Mad Creek Books (first published September 25th 2019)
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Susan Messer
Oct 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Wonderful exploration of the multiple permutations of love. Morano has found what was for me a perfect balance of thought, feeling, passion, scholarship, nakedness, yearning--answering questions about encounters and attractions, daughterhood and motherhood and partnerhood I hadn't even before thought to ask.
Joanna Eleftheriou
Aug 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is an absolutely phenomenal book. I couldn't put it down!
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Well, the author is brave, I’ll give her that! I really liked her book “Grammar Lessons...” so was eager to give her latest a try. “Like Love” is a series of essays drawn from her life that capture relationships that often don’t fit the traditional love narrative. Some are quite lovely, like the one about a 12-year-old student, as well as one about her own young son. Others left me a tad incredulous about the apparent ease with which she lacked loyalty to her then current lover. Regardless it is ...more
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