Idiots First

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Jan 1, 1963 - Fiction - 275 pages
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This collection of short stories by Bernard Malamud includes:

Idiots First
Black Is My Favorite Color
Still Life
The Death of Me
A Choice of Profession
Life Is Better Than Death
The Jewbird
Naked Nude
The Cost of Living
The Maid's Shoes
Suppose a Wedding
The German Refugee

 

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User Review  - HarryMacDonald - LibraryThing

This title has a startling degree of self-revelation. Those who manage to drowse or stagger through to the end of this volume of stories will almost certainly agree that the idiots in question are the ... Read full review

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User Review  - charlie68 - LibraryThing

Good stories that make you think, nothing particularly deep about any of them. Read full review

Contents

IDIOTS FIRST
STILL LIFE
THE DEATH OF
LIFE IS BETTER THAN DEATH
NAKED NUDE
THE COST OF LIVING
SUPPOSE A WEDDING A SCENE OF A PLAY
THE GERMAN REFUGEE
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About the author (1963)

Bernard Malamud (1914-1986) also wrote eight novels, he won the Pulitzer Prize and a second National Book award for The Fixer. Born in Brooklyn, he taught for many years at Bennington College in Vermont.

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