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Audrey Schulman

Audrey Schulman

Audrey Schulman is the author of three previous novels: Swimming With Jonah, The Cage, and A House Named Brazil. Her work has been translated into eleven languages. Born in Montreal, Schulman now lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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In Three Weeks in December, "Schulman delivers the known world in startling new sounds, colors, tastes and smells."—The New York Times Book Review

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  • As a child, Audrey Schulman saw herself living the writer’s life – blissfully sitting in cafes, observing interesting conversations, not having to deal with bosses – so naturally, she figured it would be a good idea to get started as early as possible. Her first novel...
    — Nov 19 2012
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    — Mar 6 2012
  • Stories of American outsiders in Africa 100 years apart — a gay engineer and an ethnobotanist with Asperger’s syndrome — alternate in this fresh and complex novel.
    — Feb 17 2012
  • Max Tombay, one of the two central characters in Audrey Schulman’s new novel, is many things: an ethnobotanist; a mixed-race woman; a native of Bangor, Me. Above all else, though, Max is identified by her sense-perception of the world. She’s an “Aspie.” That is, she...
    — Feb 12 2012
  • Set in Africa, Audrey Schulman’s gripping new novel, “Three Weeks in December,’’ tells the alternating stories of two people, a century apart, locked in a struggle not just with the wildness that surrounds them, but that lies within them. It is the last month of...
    — Feb 8 2012
  • Book Review: Three Weeks in December Three Weeks in December by Audrey Schulman (Europa, $16 paperback, 9781609450649, January 31, 2012) In Audrey Schulman's (The Cage) ingeniously plotted novel, we read two stories, happening 100 apart, that come together in a most...
    — Jan 23 2012
  • Deftly weaving the forays of two individuals, separated by a century, into the unknown heart of Africa, Schulman’s fourth novel, her first in 11 years, tracks an engineer named Jeremy, who in 1889 accepts a contract to supervise the construction of a bridge in British-controlled...
    — Dec 19 2011
  • Three Weeks in December by Audrey Schulman By Dennis Haritou Schulman read over 70 books as a background to distill into Three Weeks in December. There’s a fine selected bibliography at the end of the book. That’s rare for a novel! She...
    — Nov 11 2011

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