If I Loved You, I Would Tell You This: Fiction
FINALIST FOR THE FRANK O’CONNOR SHORT STORY AWARD
NOW WITH AN ADDITIONAL STORY.
Heralding the arrival of a stunning new voice in American fiction, If I Loved You, I Would Tell You This takes readers into the minds and hearts of people navigating the unsettling transitions that life presents to us all: A father struggles to forge an independent identity as his blind daughter prepares for college. A mother comes to terms with her adult daughter’s infidelity. An artist mourns the end of a romance while painting the portrait of a dying man. Brilliant, hopeful, and fearlessly honest, If I Loved You, I Would Tell You This illuminates the truths of human relationships, truths we come to recognize in these characters and in ourselves.
BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Robin Black's Life Drawing.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - oldblack - LibraryThing
I found these short stories to be excellent, almost without exception. The potential problems I have with short stories are that they don't have enough depth of characters or that there isn't enough ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jules72653 - LibraryThing
I love it when I find a collection of short stories like this. Every one of them felt so real. The characters were well drawn, the details of their lives doled out at just the right pace. There was ... Read full review