Our History in New York
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Our History in New York covers a single year in the lives of narrator Chloe, her long-time lover, Helen, and their friends. From AIDS to the glory of Greenwich Village to romance and aging, the novel addresses time, art, mortality, and community at a century's end. The New York Times said of this nationally reviewed author: "Abrams has a superb talent for the specific . . . She has] her own style-a mixture of introspection, common sense, daydreaming and recollection-and controls it beautifully." Sojourner called "each chapter an exquisite short story. . . . Abrams paints . . . neighborhoods with the precision of the old Dutch Masters."
Open Road Distribution, 9781504036955, 174pp.
Publication Date: October 25, 2016
About the Author
Linsey Abrams has published the novels Charting by the Stars, Double Vision, and Our History in New York. Her stories have appeared in the Editor's Choice and Pushcart anthologies, her essays and reviews in The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times, among other publications. She directs the MFA program in Creative Writing at the City College of New York.