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Genre, literary short story, novel, essay, transgressive fiction mary gaitskill ( born november 11, 1954) is an american novelist, essayist, and short story. On reading dan chaon's “falling backwards” and mary gaitskill's “the arms and legs of the lake”: an essay on compassion i've read about. I hesitated to write this letter in response to suzanne rivecca's essay “what men talk about when they talk about mary gaitskill,” because i.