Synopses & Reviews
Astronomy, politics, and romance join forces in this post-Civil War novel from the writer John Updike has called "one of the most interesting American novelists at work."
About the Author
Thomas Mallon's novels include Dewey Defeats Truman, Henry and Clara, and Aurora 7. He is a frequent contributor to the New York Times Magazine and GQ, and is the author of books about plagiarism (Stolen Words) and diaries (A Book of One's Own). In 1998, he received the National Book Critics Circle award for reviewing. He lives in Westport, Connecticut.