Other People We Married
Publication Date: February 2012
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A debut collection of quirky, thoughtful, and resonating short stories by Emma Straub.
Emma Straub is from New York City. Her debut story collection Other People We Married, is forthcoming from Riverhead Books. Her fiction and non-fiction have been published by Tin House, The Paris Review Daily, Slate, Cousin Corinne's Reminder, and many other journals, and she is a staff writer for Rookie. Emma lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband.
AudioFile Earphones Award winner Coleen Marlo has been nominated three times for an Audie Award, winning for Snakewoman of Little Egypt by Robert Hellenga. She has also been awarded three Listen-Up Awards from Publishers Weekly, and Publishers Weekly named Coleen Audiobook Narrator of the Year for 2010. In 2011 Coleen was also honored with an Audio Book of the Year award by AudioFile Magazine.
"Narrator Coleen Marlo delivers the collection impeccably. She sets the appropriate tone for each story and captures the essence of the diverse characters with subtle style. Along with expressing the discomfort of difficult decisions to be made, she enhances the humorous small details sprinkled throughout." - AudioFile Magazine
"Coleen Marlo does a fine reading of all the stories." - Sound Commentary
"Psychologically acute, often very funny...A fresh voice from a writer who deserves discovery." - Kirkus Reviews
"...the language is clear and lovely and packed with imagery that will immerse you in a character's world in just a few short pages. The stories are also very funny." - BookPage, "The Book Case"
"Emma Straub is a wry, witty, incisively observant writer." - Dan Chaon, author of Await Your Reply and Stay Awake
"Other People We Married is a revelation." - Lorrie Moore, author of Birds of America and A Gate at the Stairs