Alice Hoffman is the author of more than thirty works of fiction, including The Rules of Magic, Practical Magic, The Marriage of Opposites, The Red Garden, the Oprah's Book Club selection Here on Earth, The Museum of Extraordinary Things, and The Dovekeepers. She lives near Boston.
Praise for The Drowning Season
"A triumph."--Los Angeles Times "Absolutely magical...one of the best books I have ever read."--Chicago Sun-Times "A superb novel."--John Irving "A touching and startling novel."--The New York Times Book Review "Awesome and funny...Hoffman is operating in Kafka's realm, in the territory of I. B. Singer, and of Tolstoy's folk tales...[S]he has tapped some timeless quality of human experience."--Newsday