The Odd Woman and the City

The Odd Woman and the City

A contentious, deeply moving ode to friendship, love, and urban life in the spirit of Fierce Attachments

A memoir of self-discovery and the dilemma of connection in our time, The Odd Woman and the City explores the rhythms, chance encounters, and ever-changing friendships of urban life that forge the sensibility of a fiercely independent woman who has lived out her conflicts, not her fantasies, in a city (New York) that has done the same. Running steadily through… (more)

Available Offer  

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)

Her memoir gains its tension from the threat of impinging loneliness, its joy from the encounters she forges on her own, nameless, on the street.

It’s a book in part about that feeling of futility that can sneak up on anyone late on a certain afternoon.

"The Odd Woman and the City" is full of what she knows, what she ponders and most of all what she has read.

Book Details  

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 19, 2015)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English

Look for similar items