The Washington Post Book of the Year about a grieving professor's search for belief.
“A well-crafted story of wayward souls searching for forgiveness, healing and personal truth.” ―Family Circle
“Grodstein handles everything with a subtle wit, managing to skewer both the ultraconservative and the ultraliberal without making either seem absolutely wrong . . . Reminiscent of Carolyn Parkhurst’s Dogs of Babel.” ―Booklist
“Finding or losing God proves to be an equally destabilizing tectonic shift, and this novel is full of them . . . Their cumulative force will leave you happily unsteady, and moved.” ―The Washington Post
“A master storyteller . . . Tackles the tough topics: healing after loss, the relevance and possibility of the divine in our lives, the gilded shackles of academic life, and life in Southern New Jersey―all while always being terrifically entertaining.” ―*Ben Schrank, author of Love Is a Canoe
“Engrossing . . . You’ll likely close the book with a new perspective on faith, justice, mercy, and the difficulty of holding a moral high ground.” ―Bust
“A novel of ideas and a deeply felt story of love, loss, hope, and the healing powers of forgiveness . . . A provocative, moving story, and a beautifully written one.” ―Dani Shapiro, author of Devotion