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I was trying to describe what it feels like

Noy Holland

I was trying to describe what it feels like

new and selected stories

by Noy Holland

  • 152 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Noy Holland
ContributionsHolland, Noy, 1960-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3558.O3486 A6 2017
The Physical Object
Pagination387 pages
Number of Pages387
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27231065M
ISBN 101619028468
ISBN 109781619028463
LC Control Number2016040258
OCLC/WorldCa953223890

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I was trying to describe what it feels like by Noy Holland Download PDF EPUB FB2

Following the recent publication of Bird, her first novel, I Was Trying to Describe What It Feels Like is a gathering of stories, the majority of which have never before been published in book form.

Set on two continents and ranging in length from a single page to a novella, these stories beguile and disrupt; they remind us of the reach of our compassion and of the dazzling /5(8). Noy Holland, author of I Was Trying to Describe What It Feels Like: New and Selected Stories, is one of those writers.

None of the stories in the collection are formulaic, and none of them are. Following the publication of Bird, her first novel, I Was Trying to Describe What It Feels Like is a gathering of stories, the majority of which have never before been published in book form.

Set on two continents and ranging in length from a single page to a novella, these stories beguile and disrupt; they remind us of the reach of our compassion and of the dazzling possibilities of /5(7). Noy Hollands latest work is I Was Trying to Describe What It Feels Like: New and Selected Stories, out now from Counterpoint Press.

Noy's debut novel, Bird, came out in Other collections of short fiction and novellas include Swim for the Little One First (FC2), What Begins with Bird (FC2), and The Spectacle of the Body (Knopf)/5(3). "Nothing lasts, but nothing is finished, either," she writes. "The brain boils and cools, same as many things, heals with the slickness of scars." By turns earthy, reverent, poetic and wry, these stories don't so much "describe what it feels like" as make you feel what it feels like—the "it" being what it is to be fully alive in the world.

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There is so much that she has missed and will miss. It rips you up and tears you down. You feel empty; you feel lost. It leaves a huge gaping hole in your heart that will never, ever heal.

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