Dave Eggers San Francisco Chronicle Any lover of realistic narrative fiction about actual and unglamorous people will be greatly rewarded by the work of Antonya Nelson.
Lynna Williams Chicago Tribune These are precise and acutely knowing stories, written by a woman who understands the potential of both female trouble and the short story form.
Frederick Busch, The New York Times Book Review These are serious stories, sensual and dark, with much at risk for the reader and, one imagines, the writer...Female Trouble is the work of a strong writer who sees both panoramically and with a powerfully close focus.
Carmela Ciuraru Newsday Precise, perceptive, and exceedingly funny.
Antonya Nelson teaches creative writing at the University of Houston, and is the award-winning author of three novels and four short story collections. Her stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's, and The Best American Short Stories. She divides her time among Texas, Colorado, and New Mexico.See all Editorial Reviews
The author grasps the true murkiness, whimsicality, lustfulness of women. With humor and compassion. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Beatrice Izzey
Not a good read. To confusing. Sometimes you must read a. So so book in order to enjoy a good one.Published on March 28, 2013 by Ruth Kress
Though her grasp of nuance and language is considerable, the nature of her characters' internal dialogue is exhausting. Read morePublished on April 4, 2008 by Rosalind Blackwell