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Sing to It New Stories

“A Full Service Shelter” a volunteer at a dog shelter tirelessly devotedly cares for dogs on a list to be euthanized In “Greed” a spurned wife examines her husband’s affair with a glamorous older married woman And in “Cloudland” the longest story in the collection a woman reckons with the choice she made as a teenager to give up her newborn infant uietly dazzling these stories are replete with moments of revelation and transcendence and with Hempel’s singular startling inimitable sentences. Holy shit Worship at the feet of the master y all Chocolate Candy Always Melts In The Sun Poems AboutLove betrayal anger struggle and understanding shelter tirelessly devotedly cares for dogs on a list to be euthanized In “Greed” a Love is Blind spurned wife examines her husband’s affair with a glamorous older married woman And in “Cloudland” the longest Straight To Sleep Gay Somnophilia story in the collection a woman reckons with the choice Sea Witch Rising Sea Witch she made as a teenager to give up her newborn infant uietly dazzling these Catching Fire singular The Wiley Handbook of Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, 2 Volume Set (Wiley Clinical Psychology Handbooks) startling inimitable The Apple Bandit (Nancy Drew: Notebooks, sentences. Holy Incubus shit Worship at the feet of the master y all

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LONGLISTED FOR THE PENFAULKER AWARD ONE OF TIME’S 100 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR ONE OF NPR’S BEST BOOKS OF 2019 “All the tawdry details I’m dying for are in these stories but they’re given out like old sweaters without shame without guile Amy Hempel is the writer who makes me feel most affiliated with other humans; we are all living this way hiding alone obsessed and that’s ok” Miranda July From legendary writer Amy Hempel one of the most celebrated and original voices in American short fictio. From pogo stick to Complaint BoardI gleefully pull out my pogo stick at the beginning of this small collection and I boing on down the road it s heaven on a stick But wait I don t want to hop any I sigh sullen and read on even though most of these stories aren t doing the trick Oh sure they have great language and style but they don t have much in the character and plot departments They re all too short too Short doesn t usually bother me but it does here And forget about closure I think there may be buried meaning all over the place but I m not willing to reread the stories than a few times And is it a good sign that I had to reread them at all Huffing and puffing I haul out the Complaint Board when I get a load of the last story which takes up half the book It s pretty long and pretty awful Okay the scoop on my short pogo stick ride The early stories are intriguing so I m all happy face expecting the joy to be endless And then I come across one story that knocks my socks off It takes place in an animal shelter and is called A Full Service Shelter It s so intense and upsetting It s especially weird that this one works for me because I can t stand sad animal stories But love it I do Cohesive compelling un put down able and very thought provoking Hempel s language is brilliant and there s a rhythm to it that pulled me in No way will I ever forget this storyNow let s get to that last looooong story Cloudland which I pretty much hated It s a hot mess There s one major storyline happening and it s super interesting and poignant but there are all these off the wall side trips that have nothing to do with it and they trump the good story My guess is that they do have something to do with the good story but it went right over my head The story reads like notes from a journal or a rough draft of a memoir No structure no characters and it s all ramble y Two of the endless and annoying asides are about Mariah Carey and sinkholes I kid you not Hempel doesn t have a high opinion of either I don t particularly disagree with her but come on this is a short story Fiction Remember Not the place to spew your opinions of a pop artist or educate us on dangerous geological structures Seriously Do I really have to read about Mariah Carey Even if Hempel had thrown in my beloved Meryl Streep I d still be mad My reaction is weird because Hempel is considered such a pro She teaches creative writing and she is hugely popular among short story fans And I know she shapes her stories carefully so I m surprised by the last piece in her collection I kept fantasizing about how much fun I would have as the editor pulling out the gem of the story hidden within and cutting out all the crapola in between They should have run it by me lol I read a couple of stories by Hempel many moons ago in the 1980s and was impressed by her language and her ability to get to the juice of life by using an economy of words Her way at looking at the world is uniue and mesmerizing and she picks up on little important or odd things that we all just let pass unnoticed and unexplained She can set up a scene that pulls you right in She truly is a master short story teller For some reason I have a tome of her short stories lying around my house and now and then I dip into it and get swallowed up So when I saw that she had a new collection I was all excited I m trying to be happy that there s one dynamite story and I m trying not to think about the fact that many of the stories are blah or really bad like that last story A Full Service Shelter gets 5 plus stars but Cloudland barely gets 2 so I end up doling out 3 stars for this collection Overall disappointing but I am glad I got to read the Full Service Shelter gem Thanks to NetGalley for the advance copy Patterns of Sexuality & Reproduction Opus76 *07 stories but they’re given out like old Tainted Breeze: The Great Hanging at Gainesville, Texas, 1862 sweaters without SuperLife The 5 Simple Fixes That Will Make You Healthy Fit and Eternally Awesome shame without guile Amy Hempel is the writer who makes me feel most affiliated with other humans; we are all living this way hiding alone obsessed and that’s ok” Miranda July From legendary writer Amy Hempel one of the most celebrated and original voices in American Life? or Theatre? short fictio. 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N a ravishing sometimes heartbreaking new story collection her first in over a decadeAmy Hempel is a master of the short story A multiple award winner Hempel is highly regarded among writers reviewers and readers of contemporary fiction This new collection her first since her Collected Stories published than a decade ago is a literary event These fifteen exuisitely honed stories reveal Hempel at her most compassionate and spirited as she introduces characters lonely and adrift searching for connection In. 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About the Author: Amy Hempel

Amy Hempel is an American short story writer journalist and university professor at Brooklyn College Hempel was a former student of Gordon Lish who eventually helped her publish her first collection of short stories Hempel has been published in Harper's Vanity Fair G and Bomb She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship as well as the Ambassador Book Award in 2007 the Rea Award for



10 thoughts on “Sing to It New Stories

  1. says:

    From pogo stick to Complaint BoardI gleefully pull out my pogo stick at the beginning of this small collection and I boing on down the road—

  2. says:

    I have finished this book days ago and I keep thinking about what I have read what it left to me and I can't find exactly the right a

  3. says:

    At the end I wanted to comfort him But what I said was Sing to it The Arab proverb When danger approaches sing to it The above uote is taken from the first story in this collection Sing to It The first story is not alone in being a very short story Less than one page short While it is not the only story in here that is

  4. says:

    Sing to It is a short collection of short stories many of which are a page or less long What's amazing to me is that in a few hundred words Amy Hempel can tell an amazing story lyrical gorgeous and raw These stories are livewires and they read like poetry to boot I think The Orphan Lamb The Doll Tornado and the opener Sing to It are especially strong but my favorite as The Correct Grip which left me awed and reeling Of the long

  5. says:

    I first heard about Amy Hempel around 2002 when I read an interview at least I think it was an interview with Chuck Palahniuk who was one of my favorite writers at the time  Palahniuk recommended Hempel in such a way that I felt it was necessary to read her work  I'm so glad that I did  I found her books Reasons to Live and Tumble Home A N

  6. says:

    In every way perfect this set of stories Except perhaps “The Chicane” though it’s likely I’m missing something and just need to read it a few times and carefully Favorites include “A Full Service Shelter” “I Stay With Syd” “Greed” and “The Correct Grip” stories I’ve admired since reading them w

  7. says:

    Holy shit Worship at the feet of the master y’all

  8. says:

    275 stars I’m rounding down to distinguish from my rating of The Dog of the Marriage StoriesI received this b

  9. says:

    This is a collection of 15 short stories and some are very short about a page long None of the stories seems to be related to each other My favorite story was A Full Service Shelter about a volunteer at a dog shelter It was heart br

  10. says:

    25 starsAmy Hempel's award winning The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel was chock full of absorbing somewhat dog centric tales with formal artist

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