Books by Valerie Laken

SEPARATE KINGDOMS by Valerie Laken
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"An absorbing literary exploration of the geography of loss."
Loss, temporary and permanent, physical and emotional, is the hard, gleaming thread tying together Laken's (Dream House, 2009) short-story collection. Read full book review >
DREAM HOUSE by Valerie Laken
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2009

"Laken handles the fraught subjects of class, race and family bonds with equal candor and sensitivity in this powerful book."
In Laken's debut novel, a young couple tries to salvage their shaky marriage by buying a rundown house in a gentrifying Ann Arbor neighborhood. Read full book review >