Search Results: "Rivka Galchen"


BOOK REVIEW

ATMOSPHERIC DISTURBANCES by Rivka Galchen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 3, 2008

"A superb first novel."
Everything is other than it appears to be in Galchen's assured debut—an intricate puzzle powered by an urgently beating heart. Read full book review >

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LITTLE LABORS by Rivka Galchen
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: May 17, 2016

"A talented writer delivers a miscellany about her maternal transformation."
An engaging mind offers reflections on being a mother, being a writer, and having a baby. Read full book review >

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AMERICAN INNOVATIONS by Rivka Galchen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 6, 2014

"Galchen's stories feel remarkably believable, despite their suggestion of alternate worlds and lives. This is a collection to read and keep on the bookshelf. It will stand the test of time."
In this story collection—which follows her debut novel, the well-received Atmospheric Disturbances (2008)—Galchen, one of the New Yorker's 20 Under 40, continues to plumb the unbelievable and unknowable mysteries of existence. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 5, 2001

"An engaging work that remains likable despite a certain preachiness and a good bit of schmaltz."
An insider's look at the lives of ten ultra-Orthodox women and how their religion permeates their daily routine. Read full book review >