Joshua Henkin - The World Without You

Friday, July 13, 2012 - 1:00pm

Joshua Henkin reads from The World Without You ($25.95). From the author of the Los Angeles Times Notable Book Swimming Across the Hudson and the New York Times Notable Book Matrimony ["Beautiful . . . Brilliant."—Michael Cunningham] comes a moving and mesmerizing new novel about love, loss, and the aftermath of a family tragedy.

“Like a more bittersweet version of Jonathan Tropper’s This Is Where I Leave You or a less chilly variation on Jonathan Franzen’s The Corrections, Henkin tenderly explores family dynamics in this novel about the ties that bind, and even lacerate . . . .” — Publishers Weekly (starred review). Joshua Henkin's new novel has also been praised - and warmly so, by four authors familiar to those who attend events at Book Passage, Julia Glass, Heidi Julavits, Jim Shepard, Gary Shteyngart.

Joshua Henkin is the author of the novels two novels. His stories have been published widely, cited for distinction in Best American Short Stories and broadcast on NPR's Selected Shorts. He directs the MFA Program in Fiction Writing at Brooklyn College.

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51 Tamal Vista Blvd
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The World Without You Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780375424366
Availability: Special Order
Published: Pantheon - June 19th, 2012

***National Jewish Book Awards 2012, Finalist***
      JJ Greenberg Memorial Award for Fiction

From the author of the New York Times Notable Book Matrimony ["Beautiful . . . Brilliant."—Michael Cunningham], a moving, mesmerizing new novel about love, loss, and the aftermath of a family tragedy.