Books by Marly Swick

EVENING NEWS by Marly Swick
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"But the voice and spirit of that little boy will stay with you. (First printing of 100,000)"
Swick's fourth book and second novel (following last year's Paper Wings) is an engrossing domestic melodrama carved from the same vein mined so successfully by writers like Sue Miller and Jane Hamilton. Read full book review >
PAPER WINGS by Marly Swick
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 1996

"A heartening breakthrough into the longer form by a writer who's already a short-story master, and grows more accomplished with each book she produces. (Regional author tour)"
A moving first novel, about family life and its challenges and discontents, from an acclaimed short-story writer (The Summer Before the Summer of Love, 1995, etc.). Read full book review >
THE SUMMER BEFORE THE SUMMER OF LOVE by Marly Swick
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 13, 1995

"One of our most visible storytellers, she is rapidly becoming one of our best."
A brilliant collection of ten replete portrayals of family life, from an emerging storyteller (A Hole in the Language, 1990) whose generous command of the depth and range of her characters' lives suggests an American Alice Munro in the making. Read full book review >