No One Belongs Here More Than You

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Text Publishing Company, Sep 3, 2007 - Fiction - 224 pages
105 Reviews
Winner, Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award.

Award-winning filmmaker and performing artist Miranda July brings her extraordinary talents to the page in this startling, beguiling collection.

In these stories, July gives the most seemingly insignificant moments a sly potency. A benign encounter, a misunderstanding, a shy revelation can reconfigure the world. Her characters engage awkwardly-they are sometimes too remote, sometimes too intimate. With compassion and humour, she reveals their idiosyncrasies and the odd logic and longing that govern their lives. No One Belongs Here More Than You is a stunning debut, blisteringly good-the work of a writer with a spectacularly original and compelling voice.

'These stories are incredibly charming, beautifully written, frequently laugh-out-loud funny…profound. Miranda July is a very real writer, and has one of the most original voices to appear in fiction in many years…There has been no more enjoyable and promising a debut collection in many a moon.' Dave Eggers

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The swimming lessons on land were a great premise. - Goodreads
This woman is a REAL writer. - Goodreads
And July's writing really speaks to that sensibility. - Goodreads

Review: No One Belongs Here More Than You: Stories

User Review  - lttllv - Goodreads

I love July's writing style. I love her characters, & her realness. She makes me laugh and I just feel like I relate to her. Read full review

Review: No One Belongs Here More Than You: Stories

User Review  - William Hsu - Goodreads

These stories were somewhat strange and difficult to follow sometimes. July is very bold and forthcoming with the ideas of sexuality and she doesn't hold back. I cannot say I enjoyed most of the ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

Miranda July is a filmmaker, performing artist and writer. Her short fiction has appeared in the Paris Review and the New Yorker. Her 2005 feature film, Me and You and Everyone We Know, which she wrote, directed and starred in, won prizes at both the Sundance and Cannes film festivals.

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