Ackerman, Elliot

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Places and Names: On War, Revolution, and Returning

Any fan of Ackerman's previous novels (Waiting for Eden), memoirs on the Iraq or Afghanistan wars, and valuable outlooks on the nature of war and its combatants will find this phenomenal. [See Prepub Alert, 12/3/18.]

Waiting for Eden

A superb novel further enhanced by an exemplary reader; a timely acquisition for all libraries. ["With sparse prose and a deft pen, Ackerman writes a profound meditation on the liminal space between our past, present, and future": LJ 9/1/18 starred review of the Knopf hc; 2018 LJ Best Literary Fiction.]
PREMIUM

Waiting for Eden

With sparse prose and a deft pen, Ackerman writes a profound meditation on the liminal space between our past, present, and future. [See Prepub Alert, 4/9/18; "Editors' Fall Picks," LJ 8/18.]

Waiting for Eden

With sparse prose and a deft pen, Ackerman writes a profound meditation on the liminal space between our past, present, and future. [See Prepub Alert, 4/9/18; "Editors' Fall Picks," LJ 8/18.]
PREMIUM

Dark at the Crossing

Recommended, especially in light of current events. ["Here is a thriller, psychological fiction, political intrigue, and even a love story all wrapped into a stunningly realistic and sometimes horrifying package": LJ 9/15/16 starred review of the Knopf hc.]
PREMIUM

Dark at the Crossing

Here is a thriller, psychological fiction, political intrigue, and even a love story all wrapped into a stunningly realistic and sometimes horrifying package. Put Ackerman (Green on Blue) on the A-list. [See Prepub Alert, 7/11/16.]
PREMIUM

Green on Blue

Told in a limpid voice, less fiercely lyrical than, say, that of Phil Klay (Redeployment) or Michael Pitre (Fives and Twenty-Fives) but just as absorbing, this illuminating and original work is highly recommended.

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