Meredith Maran writes in the Los Angeles Times: “Each of the “Refund” stories is an impeccably constructed miniature, a ship in a bottle that makes the reader wonder how the author got all that detail, all that craft, into such … Continue reading →
In the Miami Herald, Laura Allbriton writes: “In the 13 electrifying tales of Refund, she examines the themes of wealth and poverty, health and disease, and the suddenness with which our lives can change — or even end….Bender ends on notes … Continue reading →
“The tales told in Karen Bender’s “Refund,” a collection of stories that centers on money and family, are exquisitely composed portraits of modern life, and chances are you will encounter characters that remind you a little or a lot of … Continue reading →
“An outstanding new novel…” the Atlanta Journal-Constitution review
18 Jan 2013
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