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Being a Blonde

Fiction Helen Oyeyemi

For my part I was always a little disturbed by him because I’d never heard him tell a lie. That was horrifying to me, like living in a house with every door and window wide open all day long.

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Helen Oyeyemi’s fifth novel, Boy, Snow, Bird, is forthcoming from Riverhead Books. She was awarded the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for her novel Mr. Fox (Riverhead) and the Somerset Maugham Award for White Is for Witching (Nan A. Talese), and in 2013 was selected as one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists.


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