New from Simon & Schuster

The Pollan Family Table by Corky Pollan, Lori Pollan, Dana Pollan and Tracy Pollan
MONEY Master the Game by Tony Robbins
The Cinderella Murder by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke
Revival by Stephen King
Jeter Unfiltered by Derek Jeter
Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow by Sophia Loren
Where You Find It

Where You Find It

Stories

"VALENTINE'S DAY MAKES ME EMBARRASSED," writes Janice Galloway in the opening lines of Where You Find It. The collection deals with love in its many guises -- the way relationships suddenly turn; how a look, a gesture, a word can heal or hurt. Love in Galloway's world is more likely to resemble a heart-shaped ham sandwich than the flowers and chocolates that bear the standard in more traditional "love stories."

In the manner of Lorrie Moore and Raymond Carver, Galloway's tales explore the psychological aspects of love and the overpowering yearning to communicate. Whether it's the title piece, which tells of a prostitute's passion for her pimp's kisses, or "Valentine," in which a celebratory evening is undermined by minor disappointments and misunderstandings, the stories that comprise Where You Find It assume that powerful feelings always contain a dimension of disturbance.

Upon the collection's much-lauded publication in the United Kingdom, one reviewer was moved to predict that Janice Galloway "will certainly end up in anthologies: not Best Scottish Writers or Best Women Writers, but, quite simply, best."
Choose a format:
  • Simon & Schuster | 
  • 240 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781416578420 | 
  • September 2007
Add to Cart
List Price $16.95
In Stock: Usually ships within 1 business day

More Books from this Author

Read more about this book

About the Author

Janice Galloway
Photo Credit: Michael Wolchover

Explore

CONNECT WITH US

Get a FREE eBook
when you join our mailing list!