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Lost Cat

Mary Gaitskill

‘I wish I had thought back: “Don’t worry. Stay where you are. I will find you.” Instead I thought “I’m scared too. I don’t know where you are.”’

Mary Gaitskill

Mary Gaitskill is the author of Bad Behaviour (1988), Two Girls, Fat and Thin (1991), Because They Wanted To (1997), Veronica (2005), and, most recently, Don’t Cry (2009), a collection of stories, and The Mare (2015), a novel. Gaitskill won a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2002, and her works have been nominated for multiple awards including the PEN/Faulkner (Because They Wanted To) and the National Book Award and National Books Critics Circle Award (Veronicafinalist). Originally from Kentucky, she lives in Brooklyn, New York.    

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