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Leora Skolkin-Smith's Reviews

Reviews of Leora’s Work

Published by Readers for Writers
"A feverish, sensual, remarkable book."
Published by Providence Journal
"EDGES" is a novel told with restraint and poetic precisionmemorable (for the) the sense of place that Ms. Skolkin-Smith has achieved -- the sunny and scary Jerusalem...
Published by Author, Editor of FICTION MAGAZINE
"In Edges Leora Smith skillfully tells the story of a girl of fourteen in the wake of her father's suicide, brought abruptly by her distraught mother from a comfortable...
Published by Caroline Leavitt, columnist, reviewer Boston Globe, PEOPLE MAGAZINE
"Where, and how and to whom do we really belong Skolkin's brilliant debut novel is a hypnotic meditation on the ever-changing boundaries of love and need. A coming of age...
Published by Jewish Book Council
"Edges" is a dark and penetrating look at pre-1967 Israel and Palestine through the eyes of a 14 year old Liana Bialik. After her American father's suicide, Liana's...