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Critical Praise

"Writing that bristles with emotive power."

——Library Journal

"Brilliant.... How lucky for all of us that he chose to write fiction."

——Ann Patchett, author of Bel Canto

"These stories linger with you like a delicious aftertaste."

——Abraham Verghese, author of My Own Country and The Tennis Partner

"Vibrant debut story collection…Murray's prose is strong and agile…the affecting portraits make this collection emotionally resonant and enormously gratifying"

——Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Stunning short story collection…writer to watch."

——Booklist (starred)