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A. M. Homes

Biography

A(my). M(ichael). Homes was born in Washington, D.C. in 1961. She took a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College and an M.F.A. from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She has taught creative writing in various US institutions. Her novels, while receiving critical acclaim, have sometimes been criticised for their dark and often brutal outlook. As well as novels, she has written for TV and journalism. She won The Women’s Prize for Fiction for May We Be Forgiven in 2013.

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A Real Doll (a story by Homes)

Bibliography

1989 Jack (novel)
1990 The Safety of Objects (stories)
1993 In a Country of Mothers (novel)
1996 The End of Alice (novel)
1996 Appendix A: an elaboration on the novel The End of Alice (novel)
1999 Music for Torching (novel)
2002 Los Angeles: People, Places, and the Castle on the Hill (travel)
2002 Things You Should Know (stories)
2006 This Book Will Save Your Life (novel)
2007 The Mistress’s Daughter (memoir)
2012 May We Be Forgiven (novel)
2018 Days of Awe (stories)