Henna House


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$18.00  $16.74
Scribner Book Company
Publish Date
5.1 X 8.2 X 0.7 inches | 0.5 pounds
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About the Author

Nomi Eve is the author of The Family Orchard, which was a Book-of-the-Month Club main selection and was nominated for a National Jewish Book Award. She has an MFA in fiction writing from Brown University and has worked as a freelance book reviewer for The Village Voice and New York Newsday. Her stories have appeared in Glimmer Train Stories, The Voice Literary Supplement, Conjunctions, and The International Quarterly. She is currently a lecturer in the creative writing program at Bryn Mawr College and lives in Philadelphia with her family.


"[Eve] is a storyteller of uncommon energy and poise."--Michiko Kakutani "New York Times "
"Nomi Eve's novel is a heady mixof henna, history, and the power of words written on skin, sand, andpaper. An engrossing, surprising, compelling read."--Indira Ganesan, author of As Sweet as Honey
"A captivating and evocative novel, at once intensely intimate and sweeping in scope. Nomi Eve is a wonderful writer--compassionate, intelligent, assured--and her deeply felt, richly imagined book will stay with me for a long time."--Molly Antopol, author of The UnAmericans
"This was a book I had to read twice: the first time to rush through quickly to find out what will ultimately happento the characters, and the second time to slowly savor the descriptions ofthese marvelous, exotic people and locales. Nomi Eve captivated me."--Maggie Anton, author of Rashi's Daughters and Rav Hisda's Daughter
"A welcome glimpse into this historical moment and little-known culture."--Booklist