When Meredith Broussard celebrated her 26th birthday and realized that shed survived exactly 26 failed romantic entanglements, she reckoned it was high time to dissect this topic that had filled her life with so much... angst. With the help of 26 of todays hottest young female writers, Broussard got to the heart of the matter. The Dictionary of Failed Relationships is a hip, hilarious collection of stories, all shedding light on the wide range of emotions (from anger to melancholy to rage supreme) associated with love gone wrong.
The Dictionary of Failed Relationships brings together the riotous ruminations of 26 of todays hottest young women writers in an A to Z anthology of short fiction (as well as stranger-than-fiction true stories) straight from the front lines of Splittsville.
Beginning with Ambivalence by Heidi Julavits and closing with Zero by Erika Krouse, The Dictionary of Failed Relationships explores with painful hilarity what happens when relationships take a turn for the absolute worst.