Best Book of 1969: Pricksongs & Descants by Robert Coover | Lisa Taddeo

Best Book of 1969: Pricksongs & Descants

Lisa Taddeo

Lisa Taddeo on why Robert Coover’s Pricksongs & Descants is the best book of 1969.

Lisa Taddeo

Lisa Taddeo's debut non-fiction, Three Women, and debut novel, Animal, are forthcoming from Simon and Schuster, along with her short story collection, Ghost Lover. Three Women, reported over the past eight years, explores the sex lives and desires of three ordinary women in diverse circumstances across America. She received her MFA in fiction as the Saul Bellow Fellow from Boston University, and her short fiction has been awarded two Pushcart Prizes and has been published in or is forthcoming from Playboy, McSweeney’s, Granta, the Sewanee Review and Esquire, among others. Her nonfiction work (for Esquire and New York) has been included in Best American Sports Writing and Best American Political Writing. She lives with her husband and daughter in New England.

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