Books by Emily Raboteau

Emily Raboteau holds an M.F.A. in creative writing from New York University, where she was a New York Times Fellow. She is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, the Chicago Tribune's Nelson Algren Award for Short Fiction, and a New York Foundation of the Art


BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"An excellent choice for readers interested in religion, philosophy and the elusive concept of home."
Rather than a simple analysis of where scattered Africans ended up geographically, Raboteau (The Professor's Daughter, 2006) dissects the search for home as a search for belonging. Read full book review >
THE PROFESSOR’S DAUGHTER by Emily Raboteau
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 3, 2005

"Part literary saga, part litany of righteous parables: an impassioned, poetic work that offers commitment as compensation for its overdeterminism. "
An award-winning storywriter's first novel underscores the effects of racism on three generations of an African-American family. Read full book review >