""Hope for A Cool Pillow is a moving argument for the reform of end-of-life care"
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"Madeleine E. is an impossibly entertaining book - indeed, a philosophical page turner"
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"Terese Brasen resurrects and reimagines a kind of Viking ballad from the fierce perspective of its women"
- Ashley Warlick
"an exquisite, intimate epic about family, injustice and resistance"
- Hector Tobar
"Michelle Herman's beautifully written and wise novel probes the crucial and enduring questions of how we choose our paths in life. Her naive heroine marries in haste and learns, at leisure, the many facets of love, its disappointments as well as its unexpected rewards. A pleasure to read."
- Lynne Sharon Schwartz
"Phil the dog is one of the most admirable and engaging male characters you are likely to encounter between the pages of a book this year. His relations with the woman who has the good fortune to share his life are handled with exemplary insight, delicacy, and humor."
- J.M. Coetzee
"a vigorous tumble through the power plays of sex, politics, and 20th-century Catholicism... Redemption, if it's possible, emerges from the mud"
- Dennis Mahoney
"you are in the hands of that rare thing, a real writer"
- Donald Hays
"Fred Leebron is one of the best writers working today. If you haven't read him yet, this beautifully written novel is the one to get first"
- Jenny Offill
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