Karen Russell, author of St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves has been selected as one of the young fiction writers included in The National Book Foundation’s “5 Under 35.” Russell and the other authors will be recognized at a celebration held on Monday, November 16th at PowerHouse Arena in Dumbo, Brooklyn.
Read more about the event on the National Book Award website.
St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves
by Karen Russell
San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Tribune Best Book of the Year
In these ten glittering stories, debut author Karen Russell takes us to the ghostly and magical swamps of the Florida Everglades. Here wolf-like girls are reformed by nuns, a family makes their living wrestling alligators in a theme park, and little girls sail away on crab shells. Filled with stunning inventiveness and heart, St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves introduces a radiant new writer.
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