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Five Tuesdays in Winter: Stories

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Five Tuesdays in Winter: Stories

By the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of WRITERS & LOVERS and EUPHORIA comes a masterful new collection of short stories.

Lily King, one of the most "brilliant" (New York Times Book Review), "wildly talented" (Chicago Tribune), and treasured authors of contemporary fiction, returns after her recent bestselling novels with FIVE TUESDAYS IN WINTER, her first book of short fiction. 

Told in the intimate voices of complex, endearing characters, FIVE TUESDAYS IN WINTER intriguingly subverts expectations as it explores desire, loss, jolting violence and the inexorable tug toward love at all costs. A reclusive bookseller begins to feel the discomfort of love again. Two college roommates have a devastating middle-aged reunion. A proud old man rages powerlessly in his granddaughter's hospital room. A writer receives a visit from all the men who have tried to suppress her voice. 

Romantic, hopeful, brutally raw and unsparingly honest, this wide-ranging collection of 10 selected stories by one of our most accomplished chroniclers of the human heart is an exciting addition to Lily King's oeuvre of acclaimed fiction.

Five Tuesdays in Winter: Stories
by Lily King

  • Publication Date: November 9, 2021
  • Genres: Fiction, Short Stories
  • Hardcover: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Grove Press
  • ISBN-10: 0802158765
  • ISBN-13: 9780802158765