The Story Until Now

A Great Big Book of Stories

By Kit Reed
(Wesleyan, Hardcover, 9780819573490, 468pp.)

Publication Date: March 2013

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Description
Called one of our brightest cultural commentators by Publishers Weekly, Kit Reed draws from life with a difference. This new collection brings together thirty-four of her strong, original stories, from early classics like The Wait and Winter to six never-before-collected short stories, including The Legend of Troop 13 and Wherein We Enter the Museum. An early favorite, Automatic Tiger, is the first in a series of Reed's stories about animals. There's a monkey who grinds out bestsellers with the help of a creative writing app. Her uncanny black dog can enter a crowded room and sit down at the feet of the next man to die. Her characters confront war in various arenas: mother/daughter battles, the war of the sexes, the struggles of men scarred by war. Kit Reed's self-described transgenred fiction is confirmation of an extraordinary talent (The Financial Times). The range and complexity of her work speaks for itself in The Story Until Now.



About the Author
Kit Reed is the author of the Alex Award-winning "Thinner Than Thou" and many other novels, including "The Night Children", her first young adult work. Reed has been nominated for the World Fantasy Award and has been a James W. Tiptree Award finalist. Kit Reed lives in Middletown, CT, where she is Resident Writer at Wesleyan University.
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