American Salvage

Finalist for the 2009 National Book Award in Fiction; finalist for the 2009 National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction. “These short stories approach their subjects from an array of perspectives, but what they share is freshness, surprise, and a…

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Speed Shrinking

“Proust had a cookie. Susan Shapiro has a cupcake—and a really hilarious book.” —Patricia Marx, author of Him, Her, Him Again, the End of Him In Susan Shapiro’s laugh-out-loud funny fictional debut Speed Shrinking, Manhattan self-help author Julia Goodman thinks…

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