Posts Tagged: Swan Huntley

Notable Los Angeles: 8/7–8/13

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Monday 8/7: Editor Anne Margaret Daniel discusses and signs F. Scott Fitzgerald’s I’d Die For You: And Other Lost Stories. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Rhys Bowen discusses and signs On Her Majesty’s Frightfully Secret Service. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

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Learning to Feel Sorry

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For Electric Literature, Adam Vitcavage interviews Swan Huntley about how Huntley’s experience working as a nanny helped her to conceive her debut novel We Could Be Beautiful: What interested me so much about that job was how we, the help—the nannies and the housekeepers—were so quick to dismiss our boss’ pain. “You’re rich, you’re not allowed to suffer” […]

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The Commune

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Our house, we believed, was a microcosm of that country. Every month, we’d gather at the kitchen table for our house meeting, where we, like politicians, unveiled our big plans for change.

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