Where the God of Love Hangs Out

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Price
$17.00  $15.81
Publisher
Random House Group
Publish Date
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.32 X 7.94 X 0.63 inches | 0.44 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780812977806

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About the Author
Amy Bloom is the author of four novels: White Houses, Lucky Us, Away, and Love Invents Us; and three collections of short stories: Where the God Of Love Hangs Out, Come to Me (finalist for the National Book Award), and A Blind Man Can See How Much I Love You (finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award). Her first book of nonfiction, Normal: Transsexual CEOs, Crossdressing Cops and Hermaphrodites with Attitudes, is a staple of university sociology and biology courses. Her most recent book is the widely acclaimed New York Times bestselling memoir, In Love. She has written for magazines such as The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Vogue, Elle, The Atlantic, Slate, and Salon, and her work has been translated into fifteen languages. She is the Director of the Shapiro Center at Wesleyan University.
Reviews
"Beautifully astute . . . extravagantly fine fiction." --Janet Maslin, The New York Times

"Wise and resounding . . . [Amy] Bloom joins the ranks of the unforgettable: F. Scott Fitzgerald's eyeless time; Virginia Woolf's impassivity in the progress of her characters' lives."--Los Angeles Times

"[Bloom] writes in beautifully wrought prose, with spunky humor and a flair for delectably eccentric details. . . . Brava."--The New York Times Book Review

"To read Bloom is to fall in love--with her characters and with the magic that language can make."--More

"Stirring . . . Characters [are] rendered in sexy, loving, living color."--San Francisco Chronicle

"[An] indelible new collection . . . Bloom illuminates the way our affections define us, old and young, for better or worse."--People

"Moving, shocking, written with compassion and understanding and generously reflective of the fragility of our lives."--The Miami Herald