Fight No More: Stories

Fight No More: Stories

by Lydia Millet

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Overview

New York Times Book Review Editors’ Pick

A Library Journal Best Book of 2018


“Full of joys on every scale.” —NPR

This wonderfully original collection proves once again that Pulitzer Prize finalist Lydia Millet is “the American writer with the funniest, wisest grasp on how we fool ourselves” (Chicago Tribune). In Fight No More, Nina, a lonely real-estate broker estranged from her only relative, is at the center of a web of stories connecting a community through the houses they inhabit. With crackling satire and surprising tenderness, Millet introduces an indelible cast of untidy teens, beastly men, and strong-minded women whose stories begin to outline the fate of one particular family being torn apart by forces they recognize but cannot control. Millet’s intellect and beautiful prose deliver profound insight into human behavior, from the ordinary to the bizarre, and draws startling contrasts between house and home.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393357042
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 06/18/2019
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 413,192
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Lydia Millet has written twelve works of fiction. She has won awards from PEN Center USA and the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and her books have been longlisted for the National Book Award, shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award and Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and named as New York Times Notable Books. Her story collection Love in Infant Monkeys was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. She lives outside Tucson, Arizona.

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