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Zero-Sum by Joyce Carol Oates
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Jul 18, 2023 | ISBN 9780593535868

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“Electric . . . A vein of feminist horror runs through Zero-Sum . . . [Zero-Sum’s] zero-sum games [advance] to an existential battle between humanity and the destructive forces it has unleashed.”
—Kate Folk, The New York Times Book Review

“A bewitching collection of speculative stories about women dealing with society and violence . . . [The stories in Zero-Sum contain] quintessential Oates intrigue and mystery.”
—Sophia June, Nylon

“An electric story collection from a lit icon . . .  Violence simmers and sometimes boils over.”
—Keziah Weir, Vanity Fair

“Powerfully wrought . . . Zero-sum games are played for lethal stakes in this collection of arresting stories by one of America’s most acclaimed writer . . . Joyce Carol Oates has created a world of erotic obsession, thwarted idealism and ever-shifting identities.”
—Heather Steele, SheerLuxe

“Dark, powerful new tales by the masterful literary icon.”
AARP The Magazine

“Captivating . . . Humanity in all its devilishness is on vibrant display in these short and potent flashes of life in bleak corners. Readers will be spellbound.”
Publishers Weekly, starred

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