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What We Talk About When We Talk About Love by Raymond Carver
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it was amazing

Another master. Some stick out - the title story, Why Don't You Dance?, So Much Water So Close to Home, Tell the Women We're Going

I do want to compare the verions to those in Where I'm Calling From as some changed.

I was reading this on a BART ride from Oakland to San Francisco all the while hearing a couple behind me in their thirties go from exchanging loving and joking words to being enraged with each others' foibles and tearing the other down for the things they do within twenty minutes of passing under the Bay. 'I'm doing some traveling this year,' the woman said pointedly. 'By myself.'

It was too ironic reading these stories of couples fighting and playing games. When the couple walked out I held up the cover of the book to the woman and she said, 'Who wants to talk about it? How boring.'
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August 8, 2008 – Shelved

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