Mating by Norman Rush
Mating is a novel by American author Norman Rush. It is a first-person narrative of an unnamed American anthropology graduate student in Botswana around 1980. It focuses on her relationship with Nelson Denoon, a controversial American anthropologist who runs an experimental women-only village in the Kalahari desert.
The 1272nd greatest fiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - 30th on In Which These Are the 100 Greatest Novels (ThisRecording.com)
- - National Book Award - Fiction (National Book Foundation)
- - What Is the Best Work of American Fiction of the Last 25 Years? (New York Times)