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New short fiction

By Maile Meloy   March 2010

Maile Meloy’s first novel, Liars and Saints, was shortlisted for the 2005 Orange prize. She is also the author of the novel A Family Daughter and the short story collection Half in Love. Her stories have been published in the New Yorker, Granta, Prospect and other publications.

In 2007, she was named one of Granta’s Best Young American Novelists. Her new collection, Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It, was selected as one of the New York Times Book Review’s Ten Best Books of 2009. She lives in Los Angeles.

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