On Michael Faudet’s ‘Dirty Pretty Things’

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Kisses dream of lips like yours. (“Lips,” p. 11).

The writing gives off a naïve and hopeful sort of vibe, at least in the beginning: the sorts of emotions I always look for in a book, the kind that make me become engrossed in it and curious to see what would happen next. And that is exactly what the beginning of this collection made me feel.

Love and loss share the same unmade bed. (“Reality,” p. 17).

The Coil

Literature to change your lightbulb.

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