Rowing To Eden

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01Love Is Not A Pie20150918

Amy Bloom has long been regarded as a master of the American short story, and her new collection, Rowing to Eden, celebrates more than two decades of her work. In this, one of her best-known tales, a daughter reflects on her unconventional mother, and her rather unconventional love affair.

Author: Amy Bloom is regarded as one of the masters of the American short story. She's the author of three novels (Lucky Us, Away and Love Invents Us), and three collections of short stories, and has been nominated for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Though her novels have been highly acclaimed, she's best known for her short stories, which have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, and The Atlantic Monthly, among others, over the past 25 years. She is also a trained psychotherapist

Reader: Kelly Burke

Abridger: Richard Hamilton

Producer: Justine Willett.

02Only You20151002

Amy Bloom has long been regarded as a master of the American short story, and her new collection, Rowing to Eden, celebrates more than two decades of her work.

In this unconventional tale, a woman trapped in a loveless marriage, seeks solace in a friend, and discovers a love more complex and complicated than she could ever have imagined.

Author: Amy Bloom is regarded as one of the masters of the American short story. She's the author of three novels (Lucky Us, Away and Love Invents Us), and three collections of short stories, and has been nominated for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Though her novels have been highly acclaimed, she's best known for her short stories, which have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, and The Atlantic Monthly, among others, over the past 25 years. She is also a trained psychotherapist

Reader: Teresa Gallagher

Abridger: Richard Hamilton

Producer: Justine Willett.