Difficult People

Difficult People Manipulators liars egomaniacs bullies interrupters condescenders ice queens backstabbers hypocrites withholders belligerents self deceivers whiners know it alls nitpickers these are some

  • Title: Difficult People
  • Author: Catriona Wright
  • ISBN: 0889713391
  • Page: 494
  • Format: Paperback
  • Manipulators, liars, egomaniacs, bullies, interrupters, condescenders, ice queens, backstabbers, hypocrites, withholders, belligerents, self deceivers, whiners, know it alls, nitpickers these are some of the characters you ll encounter in the collection of stories, Difficult People As these characters fumble through their quests for freediving fame, stand up glory, roman Manipulators, liars, egomaniacs, bullies, interrupters, condescenders, ice queens, backstabbers, hypocrites, withholders, belligerents, self deceivers, whiners, know it alls, nitpickers these are some of the characters you ll encounter in the collection of stories, Difficult People As these characters fumble through their quests for freediving fame, stand up glory, romantic love, stable employment or anyone who can tolerate them, they reveal that we are all, in our own ways, difficult people.Praise for Catriona Wright s recent book of poetry, Table Manners a baroque feast of juicy diction and inventive wordplay that explores food as social ritual and slippery signifier of desire Barb Carey, The Toronto Star Deft, dark, and unflinching, Catriona Wright s work is stand up comedy for the mind Emily Schultz, author of The Blondes If you ve ever Instagrammed your lunch, or directed distain toward somebody who has, this is the book for you The poems are vivid, surprising, and pretty much devourable Kerry Clare, 49th Shelf Tightly woven and elaborate in their conceit, the poems in Table Manners linger both on the mind and palate Gillian Sze, Montreal Review of Books Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Paperback, 171 pages Published October 20th 2018 by Nightwood Edit

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    • Catriona Wright

      Catriona Wright is the author of the poetry collection Table Manners V hicule Press, 2017 and the short story collection Difficult People Nightwood Editions, 2018 Her short stories have appeared in Geist, Joyland, Grain, The New Quarterly, and Room Her poems have appeared in Prism International, Prairie Fire, Fiddlehead, and Lemon Hound, and they have been anthologized in The Next Wave An A Catriona Wright is the author of the poetry collection Table Manners V hicule Press, 2017 and the short story collection Difficult People Nightwood Editions, 2018 Her short stories have appeared in Geist, Joyland, Grain, The New Quarterly, and Room Her poems have appeared in Prism International, Prairie Fire, Fiddlehead, and Lemon Hound, and they have been anthologized in The Next Wave An Anthology of 21st Century Canadian Poetry and in The Best Canadian Poetry 2015 2018 She is the poetry editor for The Puritan and a co founder of Desert Pets Press



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    • by Meg BorthwickIn Catriona Wright s Difficult People, her debut short story collection, one might expect to find an assortment of narcissists, pathological liars and other challenging characters we encounter in our every day lives Instead, what we have are ordinary people dealing with difficult and occasionally bizarre situations in less than ideal ways Wright s characters are, in this way, not unlike our flawed selves, as viewed through a kaleid by Meg BorthwickIn Catriona Wright s Difficult P [...]


    • I loved this book Well written, hilarious, deeply moving Like her poems, each story digs deeply into its chosen subject matter before invariably revealing something surprising, funny, and all too real.


    • The whole time I was reading this I kept saying to myself that I don t like short stories But I ve read other short stories before and didn t really feel the same way I think what I didn t like about these ones is that they were so interesting and well written that I wanted them to keep going, and I was annoyed when they were suddenly over I would love to read a full novel by this author.


    • In Wright s debut story collection we get to meet characters that are fairly ordinary, somewhat quirky to dysfunctional that come up against difficult and odd situations and see how they handle themselves I enjoyed every story Which you don t usually get from a story collection I find a lot of them are hit and miss.I loved her use of language This was poignant, well written, sexy, and wildly funny This one completely took me by surprise I can t wait for from this author For of m In Wright s debu [...]


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