…speaking of delights, Alissa Nutting returns with Made for Love, a story about girl and a trailer park and her father’s life-like sex doll. Why would a young woman live with her father in a seniors’ trailer park, especially when Dad has a rather *cough* interesting relationship with, uh, “Diane”? Because she’s trying to get away from her weirdo estranged husband, who just happens to be the CEO of a “monolithic corporation hell-bent on making its products and technologies indispensable in daily life.”
It’s a poignant and introspective meditation on marriage, our relationship to technology and each other, and just how absurd our future is shaping up to be. Yeah, “Made for Love” has a whole different meaning now that we’ve described the book, doesn’t it?
–A Good Book Cafe, Sumner, WA