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Praise for Under the Skin
This book is a gift, a map and a necessity, relevant for every reader who wants to understand their own time.
Sarah Schulman, author of Let the Record Show
Praise for Mercury Pictures Presents
A genuinely moving and life-affirming novel that’s a true joy to read.
Celeste Ng, bestselling author of Little Fires Everywhere
Praise for Vigil Harbor
Julia Glass gives us exactly what we need during these trans-apocalyptic times, a novel of heart and humanity set against the growing insanity. I ate it up.
Gary Shteyngart, author of Our Country Friends
Praise for A Long Way Gone
Deeply moving, even uplifting…demands to be read.
People (Critic’s Choice, four stars)
Praise for By Hands Now Known
A vital and restorative reckoning with the reprehensible devastation of lives, communities, justice, and memory.
Martha Minow, author of When Should Law Forgive?
Praise for Fencing with the King
Abu-Jaber spins a mesmerizing tale of displacement…this is a haunting look at the pull the past exerts on us.
Praise for On Animals
Delightful…. Another winner featuring the author’s trademark blend of meticulous research and scintillating writing.
Kirkus (starred review)
Praise for The Way of Integrity: Finding the Path to Your True Self
This radiant book will not only change your life, but perhaps even save it.
Elizabeth Gilbert, bestselling author of Big Magic
Praise for The New Legal Realism
The internal logic of each volume is both sensible and exciting.
Preface to The New Legal Realism
Praise for The Family Roe
[A] prodigiously researched, richly detailed, sensitively told account of McCorvey’s strange, and very American, odyssey.
The New Yorker
Praise for Voices from the Pandemic
The breadth of Saslow’s reporting astonishes, as does the directness and vulnerability of his interview subjects. This powerful, unputdownable account should be required reading.
Publishers Weekly, starred review