Amy Bloom





Amy Bloom

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January 01, 1953

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Amy Bloom is the author of "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 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, Slate, and Salon, among other publications, and has won a National Magazine Award. Bloom teaches creative writing at Yale University.


Average rating: 3.65 · 27,359 ratings · 3,431 reviews · 27 distinct works · Similar authors
Away
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 7,651 ratings — published 1996 — 24 editions
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A Blind Man Can See How Muc...
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 1,910 ratings — published 2000 — 10 editions
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Where the God of Love Hangs...
3.49 of 5 stars 3.49 avg rating — 2,089 ratings — published 2009 — 15 editions
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Come to Me
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 1,722 ratings — published 1993 — 5 editions
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Love Invents Us
3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 1,504 ratings — published 1996 — 15 editions
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Lucky Us
3.41 of 5 stars 3.41 avg rating — 1,318 ratings — published 2014 — 10 editions
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Normal: Transsexual CEOs, C...
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3.51 of 5 stars 3.51 avg rating — 315 ratings — published 2002 — 4 editions
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Between Here and Here
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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Silver Water
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 1991
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4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions
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“You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.”
Amy Bloom

“Love at first sight is easy to understand; it's when two people have been looking at each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle.”
Amy Bloom
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“Everyone has two memories. The one you can tell and the one that is stuck to the underside of that, the dark, tarry smear of what happened.”
Amy Bloom, Away

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