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Interpreters of Men Get It On

Narrated by: Gwen Hughes
Series: Recommended Reading, Book 4
Length: 21 mins

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"That night was a lesson learned: There's the erotic's of a woman who feels so miserable and wrecked and anxious and sad she will get on her knees and let four people have at her with varying degrees of rupture and bliss, and then there's everything else."

The Common, guest editor of Recommended Reading 2.4, publishes stories with a strong sense of place, yet the opening of Interpreters of Men Get It On sets the story to be the "Middle of Nowhere." In her editor's note, founding editor of The Common Jennifer Acker admires the way Fiona transforms the bleak landscape, "What guts Fiona has, dovetailing a linguistic translation breakthrough with the loss of innocence of a very different kind. Such exquisitely paired action can only happen here, in this nowhere rank with boredom."

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