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Say Say Say

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Say Say Say by Lila Savage
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Jun 16, 2020 | ISBN 9780525565529

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“Subversive. . . . A riveting story and a meditation on work, loss, intimacy, and desire.”
—Ottessa Moshfegh, GQ

“The paradox of goodness lies at the heart of Lila Savage’s small, prismatic gem of a novel. . . . Like its heroic and relentlessly self-questioning main character, the book reaches heights of revelatory beauty without once raising its voice or clamoring for attention.”
The Wall Street Journal

“Inspiring, truly memorable—beautifully drawn; intellectually and emotionally gripping. . . . Say Say Say is perceptive in its commentary, and edifying in its humanity.”
 —The Washington Times

“Vivid. . . . Wise and understated. . . . In the novel’s quietly radical choice of subject matter and its open-eyed, open-hearted curiosity, it illuminates both the intimate dramas usually hidden behind closed doors, and the shifting mysteries of personality and relationship.”
The Guardian
“Brisk, intimate.”
The New York Times Book Review
“Lyrical. . . . [Savage’s] insight . . . comes through on every page in incisive and beautiful language. . . . In this deceptively simple book, the reader, too, receives an honest and empathetic opportunity to consider loneliness and the people whose labor gets bought to alleviate it.”
Minneapolis Star Tribune
“Elegant . . . [Say Say Say] transport[s] you. . . . Savage follows the opposite arcs of these [characters] with such kindness (that’s the only word for it), even the most difficult moments of the story feel buffered by grace.”
San Francisco Chronicle
“I was hungry for this novel before I knew it existed. . . . The novel is full of complexity and page after page of piercing insights. . . . [A] strange and gorgeous book.”
—Electric Literature
“A breakthrough in women’s fiction.”
The New Republic
“An emotional masterpiece.”
“Luminous. . . . Startling, tender.”
Publishers Weekly

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