This book teaches children to manage their thoughts and words without interrupting.
Miranda Popkey's first novel is about desire, disgust, motherhood, loneliness, art, pain, feminism, anger, envy, guilt--written in language that sizzles with intelligence and eroticism. The novel is composed almost exclu...
"Wordy Birdy loves to talk, but will she ever learn to listen?"-- Provided by publisher.
"A nonstop talker learns about the power of listening when he comes down with a case of laryngitis"-- Provided by publisher.
After waiting for her baby brother to arrive, and then waiting for him to learn to talk, Hazel is disappointed in his first word.
A grad student meets his intellectual match and seals his dark fate when he responds to a newspaper ad seeking a conversationalist.