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Amy Bloom

Biography

Amy Bloom

Amy Bloom is the author of the bestselling and acclaimed AWAY; COME TO ME, a National Book Award finalist; A BLIND MAN CAN SEE HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU, nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award; LOVE INVENTS US; and NORMAL. Her stories have appeared in THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES, O. HENRY PRIZE SHORT STORIES, THE SCRIBNER ANTHOLOGY OF CONTEMPORARY SHORT FICTION, and many other anthologies here and abroad. She has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, Vogue, Granta, and Slate, among other publications, and has won a National Magazine Award. Bloom teaches creative writing at Yale University.

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Books by Amy Bloom

by Amy Bloom - Fiction, Historical Fiction

When Eva's mother abandons her on her half-sister Iris's front porch, the girls don't seem to have much in common. Thrown together with no mothers to care for them and a father who could not be considered a parent, Eva and Iris become family. Iris wants to be a movie star, while Eva is her sidekick. The sisters look out for each other through good and bad, until unexpected events send Iris to London, leaving Eva with a responsibility she never could have imagined.

by Amy Bloom - Fiction

When her family is destroyed in a Russian pogrom, Lillian comes to America alone, determined to make her way in a new land. When word comes that her daughter, Sophie, might still be alive, Lillian embarks on an odyssey that takes her from the world of the Yiddish theater on New York’s Lower East Side, to Seattle’s Jazz District, and up to Alaska, along the fabled Telegraph Trail toward Siberia.