This Book Will Save Your Life

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Penguin, Apr 3, 2007 - Fiction - 384 pages
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Since her debut in 1989, A. M. Homes has been among the boldest and most original voices of her generation, acclaimed for the psychological accuracy and unnerving emotional intensity of her storytelling. Her ability to explore how extraordinary the ordinary can be is at the heart of her touching and funny new novel, her first in six years. This Book Will Save Your Life is a vivid, uplifting, and revealing story about compassion, transformation, and what can happen if you are willing to lose yourself and open up to the world around you.

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I loved this book. It's a great read. This is the 2nd book I have read by AM Homes. I love her style of writing and her characters are unforgettable. The story begins with Richard Novak. He is a very ... Read full review

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Favorite AM Holmes book so far. Loved every page. Read full review

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A.M. Homes is the author of the novels "The End of Alice, In a Country of Mothers, " and "Jack, "as well as the short-story collection "The Safety of Objects" and the artist's book "Appendix A." Her fiction has been translated into eight languages, and she is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and a National endowment for the Arts Fellowship. Her fiction and nonfiction appear in magazines such as "The New Yorker" and "Artforum, " among others, and she is a contributing editor at "Vanity Fair, Mirabella, Bomb, Blind Spot, "and "Story." She teaches in the writing programs at Columbia University and The New School and lives in New York City.

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