Book ‘A Blind Corner’ by Caitlin Macy

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From the author of Mrs. and TheFundamentals of Play comes a brilliant and biting short story collection about pride, privilege, and our nagging need to belong. In an era of “hot takes” and easy generalizations, this collection reclaims the absurdities and paradoxes of life as it is actually lived from the American fantasy of “niceness”. In Macy’s world, human desires and fatal blind spots slam headlong into convenient, social-media-driven narratives that would sort us into neat boxes of insider or outsider; good or bad; with us or against us. Time and again, whether at home or in the age-old role of Americans abroad, Macy’s women see their good intentions turn awry. A woman who tries to do a good deed for an underprivileged...
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (June 21, 2022)  Pages: 224 pages  ISBN-10: 0316434191  ISBN-13: 978-0316434195  ASIN:‎ B097PHNHCK

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About the author: Caitlin Macy is the author of Mrs., The Fundamentals of Play and Spoiled. The recipient of an O’Henry Award, Macy’s work has been published in The New Yorker and The New York Times Magazine among other publications. She lives in New York City with her husband and two children.