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After You've Gone

by Alice Adams

A selection of short stories explores the impact and adjustment of individuals dealing with separation and the loss of lovers, spouses, parents, and friends


Beautiful Girl: Stories

by Alice Adams

“Nobody writes better about falling in love than Alice Adams. . . . How can one person know so much?” --The New York Times Book Review

 

With appearances in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, and Redbook...


TO SEE YOU AGAIN: Stories

by Alice Adams

“Her stories recall such past masters as Flannery O’Connor and Katherine Mansfield.”  --Newsweek

 

Throughout her acclaimed career, Alice Adams demonstrated a remarkable finesse in both the novel and...


Superior Women: A Novel

by Alice Adams

“Reads easily, even breathlessly. . . . The subtle but intensely felt shifts of closeness among the young women are lovingly and expertly laid bare.” -- John Updike

 

This ambitious and richly compelling...


A Southern Exposure

by Alice Adams

“What a terrific book. I loved its rich, recognizable characters, the intricacies and excitement of the plot, the beauty of the writing.”  --Anne Lamott

 

Reaching back to the Great Depression, and with...


Second Chances: A Novel

by Alice Adams

“Alice Adams turns dreams and moments, the stuff of memories, inside out and makes of them beautiful, haunting, bittersweet tales.”   --Publishers Weekly

 

 Second Chances, perhaps Alice Adams most accomplished...


Rich Rewards: A Novel

by Alice Adams

“Imagine listening to your friends’ most interesting stories about themselves, stories encompassing rich and intertwined lives; then imagine these stories transformed by a magical storyteller.”   --Los...


Return Trips: Stories

by Alice Adams

“Alice Adams writes with beautiful economy, an infallible sense of the telling detail.  Her place in the company of John Updike and Mary McCarthy.”  --San Francisco Chronicle

 

Alice Adams’ reputation...


Medicine Men

by Alice Adams

“A painful and hilarious send-up of grandiose doctors and their barbaric medical miracles. . . . A postmodern Jane Austen romp.” – The Boston Globe

 

In a novel that brilliantly conjures up the resilience...


LISTENING TO BILLIE: A Novel

by Alice Adams

“She commands her material so well that we are made to believe that her fiction—her plot—is no stranger than our lives.”  --Ms. Magazine

 

Listening to Billie is a brilliant portrait of a contemporary...


Families And Survivors

by Alice Adams

“A you-can’t-put-it-down book. . . . Alice Adams has found a new way to tell the great American dynasty stories we all love.”  --The Washington Post

 

Alice Adams’ second novel is the portrait of a...


Caroline's Daughters: A Novel

by Alice Adams

“Alice Adams writes with beautiful economy, an infallible sense of the telling detail—she can reveal more in a few sentences than most writers do in a bulgingly over-fed chapter.”  --San Francisco Chronicle...


Almost Perfect: A Novel

by Alice Adams

“No other writer in recent memory has called to mind so clearly the work of F. Scott Fitzgerald.”  --The Washington Post

 

In Almost Perfect, Alice Adams brilliantly and movingly explores what happens...


After the War

by Alice Adams

“As always, Adams' strength is her fine, elegant language and the attention she pays to the minutiae of every day living. Like Jane Austen, she stays close to her characters and weaves intrigue out of their...


The Last Lovely City: Stories

by Alice Adams

“Sophisticated, charming, often nostalgic, and so artfully written that half the time you don’t know that you are reading on of the best writers around.”  ­--The Boston Globe

 

In her final collection,...


The Stories of Alice Adams

by Alice Adams

“Alice Adams has an inimitable ‘voice’–quick, deft, brilliantly evocative and specific. There is always something special about a story of hers, like a watercolor perfectly executed.”  --Joyce Carol...