“Forgiven for Being Human”

January 11, 2015 | 1 book mentioned

“’When I finish reading one of her stories, I always feel understood and somehow forgiven for being human,’ Mr. George said. ‘It may simply come down to wisdom. Like the greats, Edith has it.'” Steve Almond gives an overview of Edith Pearlman‘s writing and publication history for The New York Times Book Review in the wake of the release of her latest collection, Honeydew, which Josh Cook recently reviewed for The Millions.

is a staff writer for The Millions. She lives in New York and every so often writes things at kaulielewis.wordpress.com.

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