• Bridge Ladies

    Bridge Ladies When I set out to learn about my mother's bridge club, the Jewish octogenarians behind the matching outfits and accessories, I never expected to fall in love with them. This is the story of the ladies, their game, their gen, and the ragged path that led me back to my mother.
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LAST WEEK’S CONTEST judged by the brilliant debut author of CALF, Andrea Kleine. And the winners** are:
Katherine Weber for Last Exit to Brooklyn by Hubert Selby Jr. One year I had a job teaching theater to middle school kids. I had one class in the morning and one in the afternoon and sometimes in the break I would go to the movies. One day I saw the film adaptation of Requiem for a Dream and then had to go back and teach theater games to 8th graders. That was rather difficult.

TristaIsShort for Last Days by Brian Evenson. Evenson is a master at creeping out on the porous borders of religion and the physical body. I haven’t read this particular novel, but I see it contains a detective with my last name (albeit misspelled, IMHO.

Jwelling for 1984 by George Orwell. Double plus good.

Check out Andrea’s  interview on Brad Listi’s Otherppl series:
http://otherppl.com/andrea-kleine-interview/

And more: http://www.americanmicroreviews.com/calf-by-andrea-kleine

**I want to thank everyone for participating. Winners please email me your snail address for your copy of Calf. Thank you Andrea!

Betsy@dclagency.com

 

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