Helen Schulman

American novelist
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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 most recently 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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