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Sing to It 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 JulyFrom legendary writer Amy Hempel, one of the most celebrated and original voices in American short fiction a ravishing, sometimes heartbreaking new story collection her first in over a decade.Amy 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 exquisitely honed stories reveal Hempel at her most compassionate and spirited, as she introduces characters, lonely and adrift, searching for connection In 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 Quietly dazzling, these stories are replete with moments of revelation and transcendence and with Hempel s singular, startling, inimitable sentences. New Download Sing to It [ By ] Amy Hempel [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – freeboooks.com

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  • Hardcover
  • 160 pages
  • Sing to It
  • Amy Hempel
  • 22 May 2018
  • 1982109114

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  1. 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 quote 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 that short, there is one that is probably around half the pages in the entire book, and one early on that is longer than the average length in this collection, but th At the end, I wanted to comfort him But what I said was, Sing to it The Arab proverb When d...

  2. 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 qas The Correct Grip, which left me awed and reeling Of the longer,traditional short stories, the best by far i 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 qas The Correct Grip, which left me awed and reeling Of the longer,tra...

  3. 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 breaking The other story I liked was the very first one Sing To It, but it was because I liked the Arab proverbWhen danger approaches, sing to it I appreciate that Amy Hempel is a great writer and says a great deal in a small amount of space which is the po This is a collection of 15 short stories and some are very short, about a page long None of the stories seems to be r...

  4. 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 fewtimes, and carefully Favorites include A Full Service Shelter, I Stay With Syd, Greed, and The Correct Grip, stories I ve admired since reading them when they first appeared in litmags Minor complaint the substitution of hell for fuck in the latter story s final line New to me were three wonderfully sad short shorts The Sec 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 fewtimes, and carefully Favorites include A Full Service Shelter, I Stay With Syd, Greed, and The Correct Grip, stories I ve admired since reading them when they first appeared in litmags Minor complaint the substitution of hell for fuck in the latter story s final line New to me were three wonderfully sad short shorts The Second Seating, Moonbow, and Equivalent but difficult to find, I imagine, is the reader who doesn t locate the prize in SING TO IT in Cloudland, the longest story in the collection, which, like Tumble Home, convinces me that Amy Hempel and Amy Hempel alone kno...

  5. says:

    Ranging in size from about a page to the length of a small novella, these 15 stories are proof that Amy Hempel s name belongs right up there with the best in short fiction Some are snippets of observation and opinion, others, possibly semi autobiography, and apart from knowing she is currently living in Florida, I don t know enough about her life to make that a solid judgment Still, Cloudland, told in a voice almost of bemusement, seems to reflect thoughts of a careful mind if not the actions Ranging in size from about a page to the length of a small novella, these 15 stories are proof that Amy Hempel s name belongs right up there with the best in short fiction Some are snippets of observation and opinion, others, possibly semi autobiography, and apart from knowing she is currently living in Florida, I don t know enough about her life to make...

  6. says:

    It s Amy Hempel we all know it s going to be good But I was completely unprepared for just how astonishing Sing to It is I repeatedly had to get up and pace back and forth, I was so startled and excited by Hempel s increa...

  7. says:

    How does Amy Hempel take a paragraph s worth of writing and fill it with so much texture and nuance Many of Hempel s stories in this collection are just 2 pages or less, but just because she s austere with her words doesn t mean there is any less feeling in them These are stories of love, defeat, pain, and longing It s abstract, stories start in the middle, there s no beginning and end, and you are often reading between the lines when you read Hempel, but I love every minute of it This is a How does Amy Hempel take a paragraph s worth of writing and fill it with so much texture and nuance Many of Hempel s stories in this collection are just 2 pages or less, but just because she s austere with her words doesn t mean there is any less feeling in them These are stories of love, defeat, pa...

  8. says:

    4.5

  9. says:

    3.5 5Netgalley ARCThe writing here is often times gorgeous and Hempel is able to conjure so much thought with so few words This book may only be 160 pages but to truly absorb it, you need to read slowly and thoroughly I will add to this that even though I feel she s a beautiful writer, I didn t necessarily love all of the stories And the fact that I wasn t all too fond of the final story which consumed nearly half of the pages, somewhat diminished my feelings towards the project as a whole A 3.5 5Netgalley ARCThe writing here is often times gorgeous and Hempel is able to conjure so much thought with so few words This book may only be 160 pages but to truly absorb it, you need to read slowly and thoroughly I will add to this that even though I feel she s a...

  10. says:

    Holy shit Worship at the feet of the master, y all.

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