Ideas of Heaven: A Ring of Stories

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Product Details

Price
$18.95
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
Pages
254
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.2 X 0.7 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780393326871
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About the Author

JOAN SILBER is the author of eight books of fiction and the recipient of the 2018 PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story. The most recent, Improvement, is the winner of the 2018 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. and was listed as one of the year's best books by the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Newsday, the Seattle Times, and Kirkus Reviews. Her previous book, Fools, was longlisted for the National Book Award and a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. Other works include The Size of the World, finalist for the LA Times Fiction Prize, and Ideas of Heaven, finalist for the National Book Award and the Story Prize. She lives in New York and teaches at Sarah Lawrence College and in the Warren Wilson MFA Program.

Reviews

"These stories deftly create the ring promised in their subtitle, as major characters in one story reappear as minor players in another. . . . The stories are about rapturous love and devastating loss."