Books by Elizabeth Hartley Winthrop

THE WHY OF THINGS by Elizabeth Hartley Winthrop
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 11, 2013

"Winthrop's novel is tender and true, and if it slows at times, in the end it reveals a quiet beauty."
A somber novel about the effects of suicide on a family and the secret wounds that become memorials. Read full book review >
DECEMBER by Elizabeth Hartley Winthrop
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2008

"A surfeit of elitist sensitivity undermines the novel's genuine intelligence and sensory delights."
At the center of Winthrop's latest (Fireworks, 2006), which concerns a Manhattan family in crisis, is an abnormally sensitive, artistic and bright 11-year-old girl who has not spoken a word in nine months. Read full book review >