Books by Kate Walbert

HIS FAVORITES by Kate Walbert
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 14, 2018

"Timely but not the author's finest work."
An acclaimed American author looks at sexual abuse. Read full book review >
THE SUNKEN CATHEDRAL by Kate Walbert
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 9, 2015

"Elegant and elegiac."
An artful novel in stories from the author of A Short History of Women (2009) and Our Kind (2004).Read full book review >
A SHORT HISTORY OF WOMEN by Kate Walbert
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 16, 2009

"Daring and devastating: 20th-century history made personal."
Five generations of willful, restless women struggle to find an identity beyond that of wife and mother. Read full book review >
OUR KIND by Kate Walbert
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 6, 2004

"Then-and-now prose pieces that, at their best, are among the finest there can be."
Called "a novel in stories," Walbert's new entry (after The Gardens of Kyoto, 2001, etc.) starts slowly, then reaches high indeed. Read full book review >
THE GARDENS OF KYOTO by Kate Walbert
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 2, 2001

A complex history of secrecy and grief is gradually revealed in this painstakingly layered, deliberately muted first novel, from the author of Where She Went (stories: 1998). Read full book review >
WHERE SHE WENT by Kate Walbert
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1998

"Still, Walbert's fluid, evocative language finally recovers a debut that occasionally falters in design."
. Walbert's spare first fiction takes the shape of compellingly linked stories—the splintered mosaic of a mother and daughter. Read full book review >