JCO Ettlinger
Marya: A Life - Back in Print
A Bloodsmoor Romance: back in print
forthcoming works
Appearances and Events
Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? Text and Criticism
Raymond J. Smith and Ontario Review Press

High Crime Area: Tales of Darkness and DreadHigh Crime Area: Tales of Darkness and Dreadright-arrows

"Oates is at her best depicting characters who seem perplexed by their own needs, desires, and obligations, and readers seeking tidy resolutions and clear endings won't find them in these tales."

 —Publishers Weekly



"At its Dostoevsky-inspired conclusion, Carthage is, perhaps, darker than We Were the Mulvaneys, but what it attains is a profound and poignant vision of American guilt, and its potential for some kind of absolution."

 —John Burnside, The Guardian


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