"Deeply satisfying. Finn is a remarkably confident and supple storyteller. The Gloaming] deserves major attention."
--John Williams, New York Times
" Shattered Sonnets] breathes life into American verse . . . an] urgent and unrepentant collection."--Rick Moody, Poetry
"This convulsive book Shattered Sonnets]--at times funny, at times sick at heart--refracts and defends a wondrous light."--Edward Hirsch
Forty years later, The Changeling is no less haunting and no less visionary than the day it was published, but it has only become clearer that Joy Williams is a virtuosic stylist and a singular thinker--a genius in every sense of the word.
One of The New York Times Book Review's "10 Best Books of 2015"
An NYRB Classics Original
"A work that is as disturbing as it is empathetic, as beautiful as it is riveting." —Eimear McBride, New Statesman
"An alchemical mix of Borges, Raymond Chandler and Buffy the Vampire Slayer."--Salon.com (Best of the Year)
"A delightful collection."--Cleveland Plain Dealer
"My favorite fantasy writer."--Alan Cheuse, All Things Considered
MAN BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST
WINNER OF THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION
WINNER OF THE 2014 GOLDSMITHS PRIZE
WINNER OF THE 2014 COSTA NOVEL AWARD
WINNER OF THE SALTIRE LITERARY BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD
A Best Book of the Year: NPR, Financial Times