A remarkable work.” Harper's Magazine, ON THE JUMP ARTIST
brilliantly constructed.” The Guardian, ON THE JUMP ARTIST
An exuberant, terrific book…
It made me laugh like I did
when I was reading Goodbye, Columbus for the first time.” Arts Fuse, on In the Land of the Living
Austin Ratner is author of the novel In the Land of the Living and The Jump Artist, winner of the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature.
In the Land of the Living
A dazzling story of fathers, sons, and brothers - bound by love, divided by history. Part family saga, part coming-of-age story, In the Land of the Living is a kinetic, fresh, bawdy yet earnest shot to the heart of a novel about coping with death, and figuring out how and why to live.