Unread Messages Summary
Sally Rooney

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Unread Messages Overview

"Unread Messages" is a short story by Irish author Sally Rooney. It was originally published in The New Yorker in July 2021. While published independently, the story was part of Rooney's upcoming novel Beautiful World, Where are You. It follows a young woman named Eileen Lydon as she navigates her interpersonal relationships with friends and lovers in the age of social media. The story explores themes like long-term relationships, interpreting the lives of others, and the influence of social media on daily life.

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