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Eastern European Jewry, Assimilation, Aging, Escape, Illness,Androgeny - these are just some of the themes that recur in this collection of short stories, many of which involve... Read morePublished 5 days ago by AYJ
I usually do not read short stories but read this book for the book club I belong to. The stories are beautifully written and I enjoyed it thoroughly.Published 23 days ago by Margrit Stenge
It's authors like this that make short story reading so enjoyable. Her use of words and phrases can transport the reader to the location or into the mind of the character.Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
I am sure that Edith Pearlman is a gifted writer, but this book was one that, personally, I could not relate to. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Cam42150
Fantastic, Pearlman is so unbelievably talented, I feel as if I've lost out not discovering her earlier. Each story is incredibly moving and each sentence is a poem. Read morePublished 3 months ago by DJ
With each story I kept thinking, well, the next one can't possibly be as good as the one I just finished, and then, miraculously, the next was even better. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Pamela Ferderbar