Books by Mary Caponegro

THE COMPLEXITIES OF INTIMACY by Mary Caponegro
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"Demanding and grim, these tales do provide stimulation—but through analytical channels more than emotional, leaving plenty of distance for contemplating intimacy's exigencies."
A handful of loosely linked stories (one long enough to be a novella) displays a smart variety of family dysfunction: Caponegro's third collection (The Star Café, 1990, etc.) sustains her reputation as a writer with a disturbing, complex vision. Read full book review >