Paula Fox is the author of Desperate Characters, The Widow’s Children, A Servant’s Tale, The God of Nightmares, Poor George, The Western Coast, and Borrowed Finery: A Memoir, among other books. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Books by Paula Fox
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"A towering landmark of postwar Realism. . . . A sustained work of prose so lucid and fine it seems less written than carved." — David Foster WallaceMore
"Vividly rendered...haunting....[Paula Fox] writes with silken ease and a sensitivity to nuance."—NewsdayMore
“Not only can Fox see, she can hear, she can feel.”—Zadie Smith, Harper’sMore
Paula Fox’s stunning first novel—available for the first time since its initial publication in 1967.More
"A rare and wondrous thing....[Fox] knows how to create a character."—VogueMore
America and the catastrophic world of twentieth-century war, mass murder, and horror are the backdrop of this story of Annie Gianfala, a young woman who finds herself cast adrift in Hollywood with World War II looming.More
"Chekhovian. . . . Every line of Fox's story, every gesture of her characters, is alive and surprising."—Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, New York TimesMore