Five days from publication and reviews are starting to turn up. I want to be a Jill Lepore who doesn't read my own reviews, but this is all still so new and strange that I just can't help myself.
Today in the Bookmarked column at Philly.com, Nathaniel Popkin offers a generous, considered reading of The Violet Hour's social and cultural themes.
And over at Colorado Review, Derek Askey recommends The Violet Hour as an affecting post-mortem on a marriage.
author of The Violet Hour, reader, prodigious eater of ice cream