Ghost Lover: Stories
Lisa Taddeo (Author)
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Description"Raw and searching...Taddeo returns with more ruthless explorations of the feminine mystique." --Entertainment Weekly, "The Best New Books of the Month" * "Provocative." --Los Angeles Times From the #1 New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of Three Women and "our most eloquent and faithful chronicler of human desire" (Esquire), comes an electrifying collection of nine fearless and ferocious short stories. Behind anonymous screens, an army of cool and beautiful girls manage the dating service Ghost Lover, a forwarding system for text messages that promises to spare you the anguish of trying to stay composed while communicating with your crush. At a star-studded political fundraiser in a Los Angeles mansion, a trio of women compete to win the heart of the slick guest of honor. In a tense hospital waiting room, an inseparable pair of hard-partying friends crash into life's responsibilities, but the magic of their glory days comes alive again at the moment they least expect it. In these nine riveting stories--which include two Pushcart Prize winners and a finalist for the National Magazine Award--Lisa Taddeo brings to life the fever of obsession, the blindness of love, and the mania of grief. Featuring Taddeo's arresting prose that continues to thrill her legions of fans, Ghost Lover dares you to look away.
Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster
June 14, 2022
6.07 X 8.53 X 0.89 inches | 0.94 pounds
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About the Author
Lisa Taddeo is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Three Women, which she is adapting as a dramatic series at Showtime, and the novel Animal. She has contributed to The New York Times, New York magazine, Esquire, Elle, Glamour, and many other publications. Her nonfiction has been included in the Best American Sports Writing and Best American Political Writing anthologies, and her short stories have won two Pushcart Prizes. She lives with her husband and daughter in New England.