1 edition of The bed moved found in the catalog.
The bed moved
Written in English
|LC Classifications||PS3619.C363 A6 2016|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||139|
|LC Control Number||2015029299|
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The sentences, as considered by a The Bed Moved was full of punchy lines (fully of shock value and little substance, well written sentences, that felt sterile and without emotion. The stories were to read as sad but instead felt numb. This collection, of short stories, wasn't for me/5().
Praise for Rebecca Schiff’s The Bed Moved Kirkus Reviews, Best Fiction of The Huffington Post, 18 Best Fiction Books of Electric Literature, 25 Best Short Story Collections of “[A] stellar collection Schiff writes slim, ice-pick stories about sex and death and nighttime cab rides, sharpened by humor and extreme candor.”/5(40).
The Bed Moved: A John Murray Original Paperback – J by Rebecca Schiff (Author) › Visit Amazon's Rebecca Schiff Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central 1/5(1).
Schiff writes slim, ice-pick stories about sex and death and nighttime cab rides, sharpened by humor and extreme candor.” — The New York Times Book Review “I’d like to watch the faces of people reading [ The Bed Moved ] as they shift between awe and admiration and shock.
This writer is freaking good.” —Ben Marcus, The New Yorker/5(40). The Bed Moved Rebecca Schiff. Knopf, $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. Young women mourn, date, and equivocate in Schiff’s lively debut story collection. Her narrators are.
But after taking them all in, we may find ourselves quite taken with this distinctive new voice in fiction, hungry for more of it and—like the collection’s titular bed—moved. Schiff’s startlingly honest, deliciously wry stories herald the arrival of a beguiling new : Rebecca Schiff.
"People will say The Bed Moved is a collection of droll stories about love and youth and those people will be correct. But that's not the thing.
The thing that makes this book so special is the punch-packing depth of these meticulously crafted pieces.
Rebecca Schiff is a human spotlight and I will look wherever she points from now on.". Rebecca Schiff is the author of The Bed Moved, a finalist for an LA Times Book Prize for First Fiction.
Her stories have appeared in n+1, Electric Literature, Fence, Guernica, The Guardian, BuzzFeed, Lenny Letter, and The Best Small Fictions /5. Praise for Rebecca Schiff’s The Bed Moved Kirkus Reviews, Best Fiction of The Huffington Post, 18 Best Fiction Books of Electric Literature, 25 Best Short Story Collections of “[A] stellar collection Schiff writes slim, ice-pick stories about sex and death and nighttime cab rides, sharpened by humor and extreme candor.”/5(34).
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Moving to the Center of the Bed: The Artful Creation of a Life Alone I sometimes wished for more details of the other people and events that moved and shaped her.
She is trying to say a lot in a /5(22). In its bone-dry humor, its pithy observations, and its thrilling ability to unmask the most revealing moments of human interaction—no matter how fleeting— The Bed Moved announces a new talent to be reckoned with.
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Young women mourn, date, and equivocate in Schiff's lively debut story collection/5(4). Rebecca Schiff’s debut story collection, The Bed Moved, is a shorter-than-average book of shorter-than-average fictions about misanthropes who are (or may as well be) near-miss versions of each other, all of whom find the same pained comedy in sex, death, Brooklyn, Judaism, and summer camp.
About The Bed Moved *A LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FINALIST* A razor-sharp, devastatingly witty debut collection of stories on adolescence, sex, death, being Jewish-ish, and finding one’s way as a young woman in the world.
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The Bed Moved by Rebecca Schiff has an overall rating of Positive based on 7 book reviews. The Bed Moved by Rebecca Schiff has an overall rating of Positive based on 7 book reviews.3/4(7). Title: The Bed Moved Author: Rebecca Schiff My Rating: /5 Review: The Bed Moved is a brilliant debut by Rebecca Schiff.
It is a collection of short stories filled with fun yet sharp ends. The author lays truth that we generally overlook or dare-not-accept before us, bare and uncovered. The stories mostly focus on. When the bed is not moving in The Bed Moved, when Schiff turns her attention from fucking to family, even her more conventional stories have movement and moments of genuine feeling.
Perhaps not surprisingly, the narrators are younger in these stories, and the dead fathers, who haunt her older, jaded narrators, are more recently gone. The Bed Moved: Stories by Rebecca Schiff In fewer than pages, Rebecca Schiff’s collection, THE BED MOVED, offers over 20 short stories thematically held together by ideas about sex and sexuality, failed relationships, family, loss and longing.
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