Synopses & Reviews
<DIV><DIV>“Prose’s satiric vision could not be more sharply focused here, and her powers of observation and deadpan humor never falter.” —<i>The Miami Herald</i></div><DIV><BR>“Prose is sharp with dialogue and detail; her satire is cutting but never cruel.” —<i>People</i></div><BR>“Acid satire.” —<i>The New York Observer</i> <BR></div>
About the Author
Francine Prose is the author of sixteen novels, including A Changed Man, winner of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and Blue Angel, a finalist for the National Book Award. Her most recent works of nonfiction include the highly acclaimed Anne Frank: The Book, the Life, the Afterlife, and the New York Times bestseller Reading Like a Writer. A former president of PEN American Center and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, as well as the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Prose is a highly regarded critic and essayist, and has taught literature and writing for more than twenty years at major universities. She is a distinguished writer in residence at Bard College, and she lives in New York City.