A powerful beam into the dark places of the soul. -- The New York Times
Oates's novel is spellbinding, entrancing reading. -- West Coast Review of Books
About the Author
Joyce Carol Oates is one of our most important and well known writers—and one of America’s foremost writers of the short story form. She is also a regular contributor of reviews and criticism for the New York Times Book Review, The New York Review of Books, and elsewhere. She also reads and lectures widely throughout the US, at universities and bookstores.