How Aliens Think: Stories by Judith Grossman


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Here are stories of the strange ways -- sexual and cultural, sweet or sour -- in which people perform their humanity. Some live out the roles their families have assigned to them -- the kind or cruel aunts, the straight or bent uncles. More break away and reinvent themselves, either through impersonation or by making new lives in another country. Common to all the stories is the "outsider," through all the various registers -- political, social, sexual -- that the word can imply. The worlds these stories create are the ...

How Aliens Think: Stories by Judith Grossman 1999, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801861710