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Pages: 300 pages
Category: Literature & Fiction
Publisher: Granta Books (2007)
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Alternatives to Sex book. Boston real estate agent William Collins knows that his habits. Author Stephen McCauley (perhaps best known for "The Object of My Affection") presents a particularly lively cast of stereotypical characters (especially William's non-rent-paying tenant, Kumiko). William's cynical disposition is hilarious and frighteningly accurate, most of the time. His story reminds us, yet again, to appreciate what you have instead of looking elsewhere.
Stephen McCauley is a social satirist in the tradition of Evelyn Waugh and Oscar Wilde. - Los Angeles Times. A light, diverting romp through eminently adult concerns: sex, real estate, fidelity and housecleaning.
Stephen McCauley's new novel is a moving and hilarious chronicle of life in post-traumatic, morally ambiguous America where the desire to do good is constantly being tripped up by the need to feel good. Right now. William Collins is a real estate agent working near Boston. Despite a boom market, his sales figures aren't what they should be, due mostly to the distractions of compulsive ironing and housecleaning binges and his penchant for nightly online cruising for hookups - "less impersonal than old-fashioned anonymous sex because you exchanged fake names with the person.
Kumiko had a fondness for mournful sopranos. Morning, I said, trying to inject as much optimism into the greeting as possible. She spun around, alarmed. You frightened me, she accused. I squinted at the blinding sunlight. She shook out a pillowcase and laid it on the ground. I suppose it depends upon your definition of lovely. The sun is out, I said. It must make everything dry more quickly. She had droopy, sorrowful eyes, and when she looked at me, it was often with the pity a believer feels for the unenlightened
McCauley Stephen (EN)
McCauley Stephen (EN). Stephen McCauley's new novel is a moving and hilarious chronicle of life in post-traumatic, morally ambiguous America where the desire to do good is constantly being tripped up by the need to feel good.
Alternatives to Sex - Stephen McCauley. My decision to practice celibacy had nothing to do with prudery or penance, morality or manners, dysfunction, or fear of disease. It had very little to do with sex.
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Alternatives to sex. To Anita Diamant and Amy Hoffman. with love and gratitude.