Books by Devorah Major

BROWN GLASS WINDOWS by Devorah Major
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2001

"Major tells it the way it is with a magical-realist twist, but a tendency to replace dialogue with posturing and speeches undermines her story's impact."
Poet and storywriter Major returns, less forcefully, to the extended black family theme of An Open Weave (1995) in her second outing: a tale that conjures up a centuries-old ghost as narrator in detailing the tragic consequences of Vietnam, drugs, racism, and urban renewal in the decline of a once-thriving black community. Read full book review >
AN OPEN WEAVE by Devorah Major
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 1995

"An impressive achievement: Newcomer Major is a writer to watch."
Poet, essayist, and first-time novelist Major skillfully intertwines a wrenching modern-day narrative with an extended African-American family's richly textured oral history. Read full book review >