Books by Enid Shomer

THE TWELVE ROOMS OF THE NILE by Enid Shomer
Released: Aug. 21, 2012

"By weaving her own imaginative constructions in with actual journal entries of both Flaubert and Nightingale, Shomer skillfully combines historical plausibility and historical truth."
Alternative literary history—the conceit here is that Florence Nightingale and Gustave Flaubert, both of whom traveled to Egypt in 1850, met on the voyage and developed an ardent friendship. Read full book review >
TOURIST SEASON by Enid Shomer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 3, 2007

"A hit-and-miss collection, but its better stories are well worth attention."
Women in extremis are featured in this second gathering of ten stories from the Florida poet and author of the prize-winning 1993 collection Imaginary Men. Read full book review >
IMAGINARY MEN by Enid Shomer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 1993

"Good-natured is something all these stories are—as well as remarkably versatile, seamlessly constructed, and revealing of our common life."
 Eleven elegant stories proving (among other things) that American families are more varied—and more brightly fertile and warmly eccentric—than most liberal or conservative definitions dream of; winner of Iowa's annual John Simmons Short Fiction Award. Read full book review >