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Critical Praise

"A significant novel, genuinely one of the year's best. Emotionally wrenching yet intellectually rigorous, idea-driven but with indelible characters and true suspense."

——New York

"Luminous prose. . . . Krauss is a masterful storyteller . . . a writer of astonishing breadth."

——Cleveland Plain Dealer


——Entertainment Weekly

"Moving and virtuosic."

——San Francisco Chronicle

"The novel's achievement is precisely, and not negligibly, this: to have made a new fiction --- alternately delightful and hilarious and deeply affecting."

——LA Weekly

"At least as heartbreaking as it is hilarious."

——Washington Post

"Brilliant. An achievement of extraordinary depth and beauty."