In Yukiko Motoya’s delightful new story collection, the familiar becomes unfamiliar . . . At face value, the stories are fun and funny to read, but weightier questions lurk below the surface . . . The writing itself is to be admired . . . Certainly the style will remind readers of the Japanese authors Banana Yoshimoto and Sayaka Murata, but the stories themselves—and the logic, or lack thereof, within their sentences—are reminiscent, at least to this reader, of Joy Williams and Rivka Galchen and George Saunders.
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