Biography

Norman Rush

Norman Rush was raised in Oakland, California, and graduated from Swarthmore College in 1956. He has been an antiquarian book dealer, a college instructor, and, with his wife Elsa, he lived and worked in Africa from 1978 to 1983. They now reside in Rockland County, New York. His stories have appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review and BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES. WHITES, a collection of stories, was published in 1986, and his first novel, MATING, the recipient of the National Book Award, was published in 1991. He is also the author of the novels MORTALS and SUBTLE BODIES. 

Norman Rush

Books by Norman Rush

by Norman Rush - Fiction

In his long-awaited new novel, Norman Rush, author of three books set in Africa (including the bestselling classic and National Book Award winner MATING), returns home, giving us a sophisticated, often comical, romp through the particular joys and tribulations of marriage, and the dilemmas of friendship, as a group of college friends reunites in upstate New York some 20 years after graduation.