A sharply original debut collection, How To Get Along With Women showcases Elisabeth de Mariaffi's keen eye and inventive voice. Infused with a close and present danger, these stories tighten the knot around power, identity, and sexuality, and draw the reader into the pivotal moments where--for better or for worse--we see ourselves for what we truly are.
"Elisabeth de Mariaffi is urgently trapping the ten percent of emotions that hardly get mentioned by anyone else. She's alive to what disturbs, and she's dead to cliché." -Michael Winter, The Death of Donna Whalen