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An Available Man by Hilma Wolitzer.. Here’s a refreshing, tender laugh-out-loud wondrous take on an eligible widower’s effort to stay with his grief when he becomes a sought-after commodity. Hugely rewarding.

Joel Gardner, LitSnap Editor

"Wolitzer’s vision of the world, for all its sorrow, is often hilarious and always compassionate. Her novels are social comedies: they may feature jiltings, separations and bereavement, but they tend to have happy endings. Rooted in Manhattan and its suburbs, her characters share many cultural references with her readers."

The New York Times

"Families are Wolitzer’s turf, and she’s an observant and often humorous chronicler of domesticity and the stuff that comes with it: illness, loss, boredom, crankiness, and, on good days, love."

Publishers Weekly

Author bio: Hilma Wolitzer is an American novelist whose novels include Ending, In the Flesh, The Doctor's Daughter and Hearts. Her daughter, Meg Wolitzer, is also a writer. More information can be found here:

Book Details: General Fiction; (285 pp. Grieflarious: Kindle/Audiobook/Print editions)

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