The Book of Dahlia

By Elisa Albert
(Free Press, Hardcover, 9780743291293, 288pp.)

Publication Date: March 2008

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Hardcover

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From the author of the acclaimed story collection "How This Night Is Different" comes a fearless, arresting, outrageously funny exploration of one young woman's terminal illness.



About the Author

Elisa Albert is the author of the short story collection How This Night is Different and the novel The Book of Dahlia.  She has taught creative writing at Columbia University and is currently Writer-in-Residence at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in Holland.




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