Books by Alice Sebold

THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES 2009 by Alice Sebold
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 8, 2009

"As worthwhile as ever—any reader will discover some new favorites here."
This year's edition of the well-known anthology engages the world. Read full book review >
THE ALMOST MOON by Alice Sebold
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 16, 2007

"Sebold may have her finger on the pulse of a certain middle-aged zeitgeist here, but her navel-gazing central character is more tedious than tragic. "
Sebold (The Lovely Bones, 2002, etc.) once again navigates dark territory, this time the inner landscape of a middle-aged woman who impulsively kills her aged mother. Read full book review >
THE LOVELY BONES by Alice Sebold
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 3, 2002

"Works beautifully for so long as Susie simply tells the truth, then falters when the author goes for bigger truths about Love and Life. Still, mostly mesmerizing and deserving of the attention it's sure to receive."
An extraordinary, almost-successful debut that treats sensational material with literary grace, narrated from heaven by the victim of a serial killer and pedophile. Read full book review >
LUCKY by Alice Sebold
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Released: Aug. 1, 1999

" Told with mettle and intelligence, Sebold's story of fierce determination to wrest back her life from her rapist will inspire and challenge."
A stunningly crafted and unsparing account of the author's rape as a college freshman and what it took to win her case in court. Read full book review >