Book ‘Nobody Gets Out Alive’ by Leigh Newman

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Named a MOST ANTICIPATED book by Vogue, Literary Hub, The Millions, Good Housekeeping, and Oprah Daily. From the ​prizewinning, debut fiction author: an exhilarating virtuosic story collection about women navigating the wilds of male-dominated Alaskan society. Set in Newman’s home state of Alaska, Nobody Gets Out Alive is a collection of dazzling, courageous stories about women struggling to survive not just grizzly bears and charging moose but the raw, exhausting legacy of their marriages and families. In “Howl Palace” — winner of The Paris Review’s Terry Southern Prize, a Best American Short Story, and Pushcart Prize selection—an aging widow struggles with a rogue hunting dog...
Publisher: Scribner (April 12, 2022)  Pages: 288 pages  ISBN-10: 1982180307  ISBN-13: 978-1982180300  ASIN:‎ B09GF4PLJK

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Leigh Newman’s memoir about growing up in Alaska, “Still Points North” was a finalist for the National Book Critic Circle’s John Leonard prize. Her new collection “Nobody Gets Out Alive” includes stories that have appeared in Harper’s,The Paris Review, The Best American Short Stories, Tin House, Electric Literature and McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern. In 2020, she was awarded a Pushcart prize and the American Society of Magazine Editor’s fiction prize, as well as received the Paris Review’s Terry Southern Prize for “humor, wit, and sprezzatura.” She lives in the woods of Connecticut with 2 dogs, 2 chickens, a cat and a few feral kids.