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The Shape of Desire

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When confronted with relentless male longing, there is nothing so spectacular about female flesh: human or animal, it answers to the same name.

“We are paid the worth of our work, perhaps”

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I recently devoured Samantha Hunt’s “A Love Story,” which was in the New Yorker back in May. I loved every moment of that astonishing story, but there was one that made me laugh/sob in that way that lets you know you’re reading something you won’t be forgetting soon.