"Fascinating...we see how attuned this young author is to the creative temperament."
"Shapiro is a master of pacing and emotional control."
-SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
"Writing wonderfully about emotional nuance, Dani Shapiro has her finger on the subtleties of human hurt and of repair."
"This is a sophisticated and deeply felt story of fugitive love and the crucial instinct for survival and forgiveness."