by Eleanor J. Bader

New Stories, Poignant and Piercing

There are 11 short stories in this hilarious, touching and bitingly wicked third collection by O. Henry Award-winner Lynda SchorThe Body Parts Shop (FC2— Fiction Collective Two; http://fc2.org; $14.95). They hit on themes as wide-ranging as American consumerism and the history of lipstick. Sex—desire, as well as obsession— undergirds each piece in a manner both erotic and unpredictable.

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