Books by Patricia Volk

Patricia Volk is also the author of the novel White Light and two collections of short stories, All It Takes and The Yellow Banana. Her stories, book reviews, and essays have appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times, The Atlantic Mo


SHOCKED by Patricia Volk
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 4, 2013

"Witty, tender and vividly nostalgic."
The spirited account of how an encounter with a memoir by couturier Elsa Schiaparelli (1890–1973) transformed a young girl's view of what it meant to be a woman. Read full book review >
TO MY DEAREST FRIENDS by Patricia Volk
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 18, 2007

"Volk's protagonists always have the same lunch at Bergdorf's, an easy-to-eat chopped salad; she serves up similar light fare."
Chic lit meets shtick lit in—where else?—New York, New York. Read full book review >
STUFFED by Patricia Volk
FOOD & COOKING
Released: Oct. 11, 2001

"And would she ever make them proud in these pages. Emotionally luxurious and heart-gladdening. (22 photos)"
Novelist/essayist Volk (White Light, not reviewed) pens a stylishly written memoir that's really a series of portraits of the memorable characters who make up her extended family. Read full book review >