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Dan Rhodes

Dan Rhodes

Dan Rhodes is the author of six other books: Anthropology and A Hundred Other Stories, Don’t Tell Me the Truth About Love, Timoleon Vieta Come Home, Gold, Little Hands Clapping, and (writing as Danuta de Rhodes) The Little White Car. Rhodes was named one of Granta magazine’s Twenty Best of Young Adult British Writers in 2003 and one of the Daily Telegraph’s Best British Novelists Under 40 in 2010. He is the winner of several awards, including the Author’s Club First Novel Award and the E.M. Forster Award. He lives in Derbyshire, England.

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The New Yorker springs ahead for Dan Rhodes' MARRY ME. In the March 24 issue, "Briefly Noted" praises Rhodes' flurry of 72 stories. Not just a Valentine's amuse-bouche, The New Yorker looks...

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  • The New Yorker springs ahead for Dan Rhodes' MARRY ME. In the March 24 issue, "Briefly Noted" praises Rhodes' flurry of 72 stories. Not just a Valentine's amuse-bouche, The New Yorker looks at MARRY ME, and sees the love book for every season. If you're ready for a book...
    — Mar 18 2014
  • Dan Rhodes’ Marry Me, just out in the U.S. from Europa Editions, is a collection of around 80 short — very short — stories focused on, says Michael Dirda in his exciting review for The Washington Post (here), love, marriage, infidelity, divorce, and death. Perfect for Valentine’s...
    — Feb 14 2014
  • 1. For couples seeking a Valentine’s Day more astringent than saccharine, I suggest the following: settle down after dinner, light some candles, and read Dan Rhodes’s Marry Me aloud to each other. Start with “Fate,” the entirety of which runs as follows: When...
    — Feb 14 2014
  • Friday is Valentine’s Day, a day of flowers, chocolates and wedding proposals. If, however, you find yourself — how shall we put it? — a little cynical about all this lovey-dovey business, then Dan Rhodes’s “Marry Me” is just the book for you. In 80 or so very...
    — Feb 13 2014
  • Individually, the stories in Dan Rhodes's Marry Me tell of singular events related to marriage. In "Friends," a wife leaves her husband but asks to remain friends. "Carbon" is a proposal story, in which a man, unable to afford a diamond, substitutes a piece of carbon. Weddings...
    — Jan 28 2014

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