The Sadness of Beautiful Things: Stories Pdf By Simon Van Booy

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The Sadness of Beautiful Things: Stories Pdf an exquisite new collection of short stories from award-winning author Simon Van Booy.

Over the past decade, Simon Van Booy has been listening to people’s stories. With these personal accounts as a starting point, he has crafted a powerful collection of short fiction that takes readers into the innermost lives of everyday people. From a family saved from ruin by a mysterious benefactor, to a downtrodden boxer who shows unexpected kindness to a mugger, these masterfully written tales reveal not only the precarious balance maintained between grief and happiness in our lives, but also how the echoes of personal tragedy can shape us for the better.

“Van Booy’s stories are somehow like paintings the characters walk out of, and keep walking.” —Los Angeles Times

Simon Van Booy knows a great deal about the complex longings of the human heart. –Robert Olen Butler, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain 

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About Simon Van Booy Author Of The Sadness of Beautiful Things: Stories Pdf Book

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simon van booy

Simon Van Booy is the award-winning and best-selling author of 10 books of fiction, and three anthologies of philosophy. He has written for the New York Times, the Financial Times, NPR, and the BBC. His books have been translated into many languages. He lives in New York with his wife and daughter. In 2013, he founded Writers for Children, a project which helps young people build confidence in their storytelling abilities through annual awards.

The Sadness of Beautiful Things: Stories pdf, Paperback, Hardcover Book Information

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The Sadness of Beautiful Things: Stories pdf
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Penguin Books (October 2, 2018)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 208 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0143133047
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0143133049
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 5.6 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 0.6 x 5 x 7.6 inches
  • Best Sellers Rank: #421,704 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • #126 in Historical Fiction Short Stories (Books)
  • #8,827 in Short Stories (Books)
  • #21,216 in Literary Fiction (Books)
  • Customer Reviews: 4.3 out of 5 stars    50 ratings

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