Helen Schulman

American novelist
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Biography

Helen Schulman is the author of the short story collection  Not a Free Show, and the novels Out of Time, The Revisionist, P.S. and This Beautiful Life. She is co-editor, with Jill Bialosky, of the essay anthology Wanting a Child. Her non-fiction and fiction have appeared in such publications as   Time, Vanity Fair, GQ, Vogue, The New York Times Book Review, The New York Times Style Section, BookForum, The VLS, The Paris Review, and Ploughshares, among others.

She has been a Sundance Fellow, a recipient of the New York Foundation for the Arts Award and a Pushcart Prize winner.

This Beautiful Life is a gripping, potent and blisteringly well-written story of family, dilemma, and consequence ... I read this book with white-knuckled urgency, and I finished it in tears. Helen Schulman is an absolutely brilliant novelist.

Elizabeth Gilbert
on This Beautiful Life

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[A] gripping, potent, and blisteringly well-written story of family, dilemma, and consequence.

Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love
on Come With Me

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Helen Schulman has produced a darkly comic and oddly romantic story about multiverse theory, alternative lives, and the craziness of the tech industry. By turns amusing and provocative, this is one compelling novel.

Walter Isaacson
on Come With Me

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Clever and sparkling, fascinating and tender, eerily resonant, Come with Me is a novel for everyone who has ever wondered: What if.

Chloe Benjamin, author of The Immortalists
on Come With Me

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Helen Schulman once again displays her gift for mining the human story from the overwhelming complexities of modern times. 

Nathan Englander, author of Dinner at the Center of the Earth
on Come With Me

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Come with Me is an inventive and incisive novel about the way we live now and the way we might have lived. Helen Schulman is a gifted and generous writer.

Jess Walter, author of Beautiful Ruins
on Come With Me

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A compassionate, astute, and irresistibly compelling novel.

Dana Spiotta, author of Innocents and Others
on Come With Me

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