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JOAN SILBER, a finalist for the National Book Award and the Story Prize for Ideas of Heaven, teaches at Sarah Lawrence College and lives in New York City. Her most recent novel is The Size of the World. She recommends:
- The House on Fortune Street by Margot Livesey (Harper)
- The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories by Angela Carter (Penguin)
The Millions, a literary blog, has more details from Joan Silber on why she loves these books.