Robin Black

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Average rating: 3.73 · 6,118 ratings · 1,183 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
Life Drawing

3.67 avg rating — 3,645 ratings — published 2014 — 16 editions
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If I Loved You, I Would Tel...

3.76 avg rating — 2,363 ratings — published 2010 — 18 editions
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Crash Course: Essays From W...

4.62 avg rating — 110 ratings — published 2016 — 3 editions
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The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
The Great Believers
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I was lucky enough to see a pre-publication edition of this book. It's an absolute home run -with Makkai's characteristic insight and transporting prose. And of course this is a subject that is due for just this kind of in depth, compassionate treatm ...more
The Gypsy Moth Summer by Julia Fierro
"Hey Julia, STOP CHECKING YOUR REVIEWS. Go back to work. Get out of here. xoxo"
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Life in Suspension by Helene Cardona
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Crash Course by Robin    Black
"I loved Robin Black's novel Life Drawing, and reading this book of short essays was like having an intimate conversation about the writing life with a writer I greatly admire. While these essays contain a lot of writing advice, this is less a "how..." Read more of this review »
Crash Course by Robin    Black
"CRASH COURSE is the book that should be in the hands of every writer, aspiring or established. It is packed with such wisdom, humor and raw power, I know I will keep returning to it. Robin Black has had the courage to rip open her soul and reflect..." Read more of this review »
Robin Black voted for The Perfect Son as Best Fiction in the Opening Round of the 2015 Goodreads Choice Awards.
The Perfect Son by Barbara Claypole White
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Smoke by Catherine McKenzie
Smoke
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I read this book in one gulp - SMOKE inhalation!
This is the "blurb" I wrote and I would underline it if I could! “Catherine McKenzie’s Smoke is a marvel, a mystery that portrays relationships with subtlety, small-town life with precision, and reveal
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“It's unexpectedly painful to have become a pronoun.”
Robin Black, If I Loved You, I Would Tell You This

“I don’t think about Terry every day, anymore. And sometimes I’m stunned by that fact. It isn’t only the discomfort of disloyalty I feel, it’s the fact of utter disappearance after death. The idea that as loved as we may be, we may also be forgotten. If only for a day here and there.”
Robin Black, If I Loved You, I Would Tell You This

“Leaning in, he kisses her on the cheek. Like an old acquaintance, she thinks. As though there had never been any passion, nor love, nor rage, nor anything much, just some traces of innocuous familiarity between them. Live long enough, it seems, and every fire can burn itself out.”
Robin Black, If I Loved You, I Would Tell You This

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