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Negotiations and love stories

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Love stories depend on disappointment, on unequal births and feuding families, on matrimonial boredom and at least one cold heart. Love stories, nearly without exception, give love a bad name.

Jeffery Eugenides reports from a year spent reading love stories for the anthology he edited, My Mistress's Sparrow Is Dead, proceeds from which benefit 826CHI.

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