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Western Lit: Susan Steinberg’s Short Stories in ‘Spectacle’ Masterfully Tell Tales About Unbalanced Relationships

San Francisco-based writer Susan Steinberg experiments with form and structure in her arresting story collection, Spectacle, as she examines the roles men and women play. “The woman,” she writes, “is supposed to know the subtle difference between being a woman and performing one.” An unnamed woman narrates these 13 first-person stories, revisiting certain touchstones—her relationships […]