Books by Patricia Elam

BREATHING ROOM by Patricia Elam
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 9, 2001

"The reality of contemporary middle-class African-American life, even so, scrutinized with a certain insight and sometimes painful honesty."
Ostensibly about the ups and downs in a long friendship, this debut from NPR commentator and O. Henry-winner Elam explores how issues of race influence her politically aware and upwardly mobile African-American cast. Read full book review >