Reviews & Interviews

May We Be Forgiven

The Sydney Morning Herald

December 2012

Reviewed by Peter Craven

May We Be Forgiven

The Big Issue

November 2012

AM Homes: The Dark Heart of American Life

May We Be Forgiven

AV Club

November 2012

By Ellen Wernecke

May We Be Forgiven

The National

November 2012

AM Homes's strange novel reflects Nixon's downfall

By Hannah Forbes Black

May We Be Forgiven

The Jewish Chronicle

November 2012

Francesca Segal interviews A M Homes, author of the darkly comic novel, 'May We Be Forgiven'

By Francesca Segal

May We Be Forgiven

The Age

November 2012

Life's big plot twist

By Samantha Selinger-morris

May We Be Forgiven

The Independent

November 2012

By John Freeman

May We Be Forgiven

The New York Times

November 2012

Man of the House

By Garth Risk Hallberg

May We Be Forgiven

The Irish Times

October 2012

If this is suburban life, God help America

By Eileen Battersby

May We Be Forgiven

New Statesman

October 2012

AM Homes has written a kinder, gentler sort of satire

By Sarah Churchwell

May We Be Forgiven

The Forward

October 2012

A.M. Homes' Novel Addresses '70s Childhood

By Jennifer Gilmore

May We Be Forgiven

The Guardian

October 2012

Family life is a bizarre picaresque in AM Homes's new novel

By Theo Tait

May We Be Forgiven

The Sunday Times

October 2012

By Lucy Atkins

May We Be Forgiven

Sunday Herald

October 2012

Why AM Homes is attached to her novel friends

By Jackie McGlone

May We Be Forgiven

The Observer

October 2012

By Viv Groskop

May We Be Forgiven

The Financial Times

October 2012

Days of their lives

A compelling tale of adultery, murder and internet dating with a soap opera plot

By Emiy Stokes

May We Be Forgiven

The Scotsman

October 2012

By Stuart Kelly

May We Be Forgiven

The Boston Globe

October 2012

By Eugenia Williamson

May We Be Forgiven

The Guardian

October 2012

Admirers of Jonathan Franzen or Siri Hustvedt will love AM Homes's masterful dissection of modern American life

By Viv Groskop

May We Be Forgiven

NPR

October 2012

'May We Be Forgiven': A Story of Second Chances

By Maureen Corrigan

May We Be Forgiven

The Telegraph

October 2012

The acclaimed novelist AM Homes talks about her latest dark satire of 21st-century America

By Richard Grant

May We Be Forgiven

The Telegraph

October 2012

AM Homes's 'May We be Forgiven' is a gloriously eccentric novel of the tarnished American dream

By Tim Auld

May We Be Forgiven

Cleveland.com

October 2012

By John Freeman

May We Be Forgiven

BBC Radio

October 2012

Saturday Review

By Tom Sutcliffe, Deborah Moggach, James Runcie and Deborah Bull

May We Be Forgiven

Booklist

October 2012

By Donna Seaman

May We Be Forgiven

Elle Magazine

Oh, Brother

A sick sibling bond drives A. M. Homes’ antic take on postmodern life (and how we might be redeemed from it).

By Kate Christensen

May We Be Forgiven

O Magazine

October 2012

A Family Affair

Adultery, homicide- and then life really gets complicated.

By Leigh Newman

May We Be Forgiven

The Daily Beast

September 2012

A.M. Homes on Her New Novel 'May We Be Forgiven'

By Jane Ciabattari

May We Be Forgiven

NPR

September 2012

By Michael Schnaub

May We Be Forgiven

The Harvard Crimson

September 2012

Suburban Melodrama, Hope in ‘Forgiven’

By Jihyun Ro

May We Be Forgiven

Chicago Tribune

September 2012

By Meredith Maran

The Mistress's Daughter

NPR/All Things Considered

Interview

'Mistress's Daughter' Tells of Unfulfilled Promises.

The Mistress's Daughter

KQED-FM/Forum with Michael Krasny

Interview

The program talks with author A.M. Homes about her latest novel.

The Mistress's Daughter

The Observer

June 2007

By Hilary Spurling

The Mistress's Daughter

Washington Post

Interview

April 16, 2007

Moms de Plume
A.M. Homes, Writing in the Shadows of the Family Tree. By Bob Thompson

The Mistress's Daughter

Salon

April 2007

By Emma Pearse

The Mistress's Daughter

Macleans / Canada

Interview

April 9, 2007

The novelist talks about the birth father who twice rejected her and the birth mother who wouldn't go away. By Kate Fillion

The Mistress's Daughter

Chicago Tribune

April 2007

By Jane Ciabattari

The Mistress's Daughter

San Francisco Chronicle

April 2007

Novelist sears birth parents in memoir

By N. Heller McAlpin

The Mistress's Daughter

Atlanta Journal Constitution

April 2007

Family drama plays out in unconventional fashion.

By John Freeman

The Mistress's Daughter

NPR/Fresh Air: Audio Link

April 2007

A Novelist's Memoir: 'Mistress's Daughter'

By Maureen Corrigan

The Mistress's Daughter

New York Magazine

Interview

April 1, 2007

Vomiting—Cathartic or Not?
A new memoir from novelist A.M. Homes, who doesn't much care for memoirs.

This Book Will Save Your Life

The Seattle Times

April 2006

"This Book Will Save Your Life": A wake-up call to life's possibilities

By Mark Lindquist

This Book Will Save Your Life

Bookforum

The End of Malice

A.M Homes Discovers the Best of All Worlds in LA

By Darcy Cosper

Things You Should Know

The Irish Times

June 2004

Darkness on the edge of town

By Eileen Battersby 

Things You Should Know

The Guardian

May 2003

Fertile Ground

By Ali Smith

Things You Should Know

New York Times

September 2002

Oddness of the Heart

By Richard Eder

Things You Should Know

Elle Magazine

September 2002

Bulletins from the Home Front

Three fascinating fictions go to the heart of the new family.

By Cathleen Medwick

Things You Should Know

Granta

April 2002

Familiar Feelings Undermined In Tales of the Unexpected

By Toni Davidson

Things You Should Know

Washington Post

Imagine the Pain of the Reagans's Lives

By Linton Weeks

Things You Should Know

The Independent Magazine

Weird and Wonderful 

By Geoff Nicholson 

Music For Torching

Mirabella

May 1999

Burning Down the House

By Cathleen Medwick

Music For Torching

New York Times

May 1999

Burning Down the House

By Gary Krist

Music For Torching

The Commercial Appeal Review

May 1999

Homes cuts to the quick of what's wrong in suburbia

By Fredric Koeppel

Music For Torching

Times Literary Supplement

March 1999

Under the Apple Pie

By Ali Smith

Music For Torching

Newsweek

Burning Down the House

By David Gates

Music For Torching

Washington Post

Burning Down the House

By Michele Slung

The End of Alice

New Statesman

November 1997

The Killer As Aesthete

By Will Self

The End of Alice

Times Literary Supplement

October 1997

Surprise, Surprise 

By Margot Livesey

The End of Alice

Independent Saturday Magazine

February 1997

The End of Alice

VLS

March 1996

Looking Glass, Darkly

By Heather Lewis

The End of Alice

Vogue

March 1996

Shock Tactics

By Brian Masters

The End of Alice

New York Times

March 1996

Random Objects of Desire

A dark and violent novel, narrated from the lower depths by a jailed psychopath.

By Daphn Merkin

The End of Alice

Mirabella

March 1996

Virgin Territory

By Cathleen Medwick

The End of Alice

LA Times

Moral America

By Elizabeth Houghton

The End of Alice

Bomb Magazine

Interview

Wonderland

by Gregory Crewdson

The End of Alice

Elle Magazine

Interview

Crimes of the Heart
by Randall Kenan

In a Country of Mothers

San Francisco Chronicle

August 1993

Session Confessions

By Naomi Schneider

In a Country of Mothers

The Houston Post

May 1993

For Mother's Day, Deep Affection and Dark Obsession

By Lisa Bass

In a Country of Mothers

Newsday

May 1993

Paying a High Price For Rocking the Cradle 

By Vince Passaro

In a Country of Mothers

New York Times

May 1993

She Who Talks, Pays

By Maggie Paley

In a Country of Mothers

Washington Post

Tug-of-War Of Love And Need

By Leigh Allison Wilson

The Safety of Objects

Washington Post

September 1990

The Dark Danger In 'Safety'

By Margaret Camp

The Safety of Objects

Mirabella

Surreal Suburbia 

By C. Carr

The Safety of Objects

Bob Satuloff

Our Secret Selves

By Bob Satuloff

The Safety of Objects

Unison Magazine

By D.M

Jack

New York Times

August 1990

Book Review

By Crescent Dragonwagon

Jack

The Washington Blade

March 1990

Jack is a clean, satisfying success

By Mark Adamo

Jack

Publishers Weekly

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