[While They Slept] brings moral clarity to the dark fate of a family: the daylight gaze of narrative itself as a form of empathy.
The New York Times Book Review
on While They Slept
A resonant, elaborately constructed novel, rich in incident, bustlingly peopled, often surprisingly funny. It is also a heartening sign of literary risk-taking
The New York Times on The Binding Chair
Harrison's dialogue is electrifying, the sophistication of her psychology is mesmerizing, and her characters, so astutely drawn, are bewitching
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