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MB Caschetta Presents Her New Book, Pretend I'm Your Friend Wed, Nov. 16 at 7 pm


A New Collection of Short Stories by

MB Caschetta


The author of the award-winning novel Miracle Girls presents a new volume of short fiction. The stories in Pretend I'm Your Friend  deal with the intricacy and downright strangeness of family relationships.  A mother dying of cancer wishes the cancer were her daughter's; a wedding is the scene of a secret revealed; a woman with second sight deals with her straying husband.  These are stories of both loss and resilience.

 "There are, I suppose, stories full of brilliance, hilarity, and longing--the stories in MB Caschetta's terrific Pretend I'm Your Friend are full of all these things--but I can't remember when I've read a collection so full of life....You will love the characters here the way you love your own family: complicatedly, with tenderness, understanding, and consternation. The only difference may be how willing-and eager-you are to introduce them to friends. Good heavens, this book is good."--Elizabeth McCracken, author of Thunderstruck

MB Caschetta is a short story writer and novelist. Her novel Miracle Girls, published in 2014, won numerous awards, among them the USA 2015 USA Best Book Award, and was hailed by People Magazine as "darkly beautiful."


Event date: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Broadside Bookshop
Pretend I'm Your Friend Cover Image
ISBN: 9781938126420
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Engine Books - November 15th, 2016