Man and Wife (Paperback)

By Katie Lauren Chase

Strange Object, 9780989275989, 220pp.

Publication Date: May 10, 2016

List Price: 14.95*
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Fiction. From Twilight Zone suburbia to cities on fire to post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan, these award-winning stories range over unexpected landscapes and land squarely in the wildness of the human heart.

"Katie Chase's stories have a rhythm, a form, and a mesmerism all their own." Kevin Brockmeier

"Toggling between the comic and the horrific, these brilliant stories rearrange the familiar into something more nuanced, fraught, and mysterious." Edan Lepucki

"With sharp, confident consideration of what it takes to survive in the world as a woman, MAN AND WIFE introduces an important new literary voice." Danielle Evans

"Katie Chase's narrators sound like the girl-next-door if you lived next door to a parallel universe." Peter Ho Davies

"Captivating, haunting, and eerily smart. Every story in this collection gave me chills. Katie Chase is one of a kind." Jennifer DuBois

"An imagination worth watching." The New York Times