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Claudia Riess


Claudia Riess

Claudia Riess is a Vassar graduate who has worked in the editorial departments of The New Yorker magazine and Holt, Rinehart and Winston books. LOVE AND OTHER HAZARDS is her fourth novel. Her first novel, RECLINING NUDE, was published by Stein and Day. Oliver Sacks, author of AWAKENINGS, had said her first book was “exquisite --- and delicate… a most courageous book, full of daring --- a daring only possible to a passionate and pure heart.”

Books by Claudia Riess

by Claudia Riess - Fiction

LOVE AND OTHER HAZARDS is a novel about urban singles stumbling toward fulfillment in an odyssey of sex, love and parenting. Each accompanied by their young daughters who are schoolmates, Glenda Fieldston and Eugene Lerman assess each other for the first time while Glenda’s daughter is studying the details of a statue at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Then the families go their separate ways, but not for long.