Faces and Forgiveness
Mary Gaitskill talks with Bookforum
by Mary Gaitskill
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Mary Gaitskill defies definition. In fact, during our conversations about her extraordinary story collection Don't Cry (Pantheon, $24)—her fifth book, following her multi-award-nominated 2005 novel, Veronica—she told me so. Gaitskill's candor is just one of the virtues I find beguiling about her and her fiction. How else but with honesty and an unflinching eye could she portray the often-disturbing interior and exterior
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