No One Belongs Here More Than You

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Canongate, 2007 - Short stories, American - 205 pages
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THE BESTSELLING, CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED WINNER OF THE 2007 FRANK O'CONNOR INTERNATIONAL SHORT STORY AWARD'Blisteringly good' GuardianIn her remarkable stories of seemingly ordinary people living extraordinary lives, Miranda July reveals how a single moment can change everything. Whether writing about a middle-aged woman's obsession with Prince William or an aging bachelor who has never been in love, the result is startling, tender and sexy by turns. One of the most acclaimed and successful short story collections, No One Belongs Here More Than You confirms Miranda July as a spectacularly original, iconic and important voice today.

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User Review  - reganrule - LibraryThing

3.5/5 I did myself a disservice by reading July's (really great) novel "The First Bad Man" before reading this collection of short stories. Had I read in order, I would have been delighted to see the ... Read full review

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User Review  - marthaearly - LibraryThing

I admire July as a filmmaker primarily, but her stories are very strong and smart and occasionally very moving. Some stand out, others feel tepid, but others grow on your as the plot thickens. Very abstract at times, and almost flight-of-fancy, but very pleasing and a nice, light read. Read full review

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About the author (2007)

MIRANDA JULY grew up in Berkeley, California, where she began her career performing her plays at the local punk club. She is now an internationally acclaimed filmmaker and performing artist. She wrote, directed, and starred in her first feature-length film, Me and You and Everyone We Know, which won a special jury prize at the Sundance Film Festival and the Camera d'Or at Cannes, among others. She currently resides in Los Angeles.Listen to the Defunktion podcast recorded at the Serpentine Gallery on 4 June 2007 -- Miranda July discusses life after her movie and reads an excerpt from her collection of short stories, No One Belongs Here More Than You.

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