Between Heaven and Here (Paperback)

By Susan Straight

McSweeney's, 9781938073816, 234pp.

Publication Date: December 31, 2013


About the Author

Susan Straight's new novel, "Between Heaven and Here," is the final book in the Rio Seco trilogy. "Take One Candle Light a Room" was named one of the best novels of 2010 by "The Washington Post," the "Los Angeles Times" and "Kirkus," and "A Million Nightingales" was a 2006 Finalist for the "Los Angeles Times" Book Prize. Her novel "Highwire Moon" was a Finalist for the 2001 National Book Award. Her short story "The Golden Gopher" won the 2008 Edgar Award for Best Mystery Story. She has published stories and essays in "The New York Times," the "Los Angeles Times," "Harpers," "McSweeney's," "The Believer," "Salon," "Zoetrope," "Black Clock," and elsewhere. She is Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing at UC Riverside. She was born in Riverside, CA, where she lives with her family, whose history is featured on