Book ‘We Do What We Do in the Dark’ by Michelle Hart

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A novel about a young woman's life-altering affair with a much older, married woman. Mallory is a freshman in college, reeling from her mother's recent death, when she encounters the woman. She sees her for the first time at the university's gym, immediately entranced. Soon, they meet, drawn by an electric tension and shared past wounds; before long, they begin sleeping together in secret. Self-possessed, successful, brilliant, and aloof -- the woman is everything Mallory wants... and wants to be. Desiring not only the woman but also the idea of who she is when they're together, Mallory retreats from the rest of the world, solidifying a sense of aloneness that has both haunted and soothed her since childhood and will...
Publisher: Riverhead Books (3 may 2022)  Pages: 224 pages  ISBN-10: 0593329678  ISBN-13: 978-0593329672  ASIN:‎ B09PTNHWBQ

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Michelle Hart‘s fiction has appeared in Joyland and Electric Literature, and she has written nonfiction for CatapultNYLONThe Rumpus, and The New Yorker online. Previously, she was the Assistant Books Editor at O, the Oprah Magazine and Oprah Daily. She received her MFA from Rutgers-Newark and lives in New Jersey.