Due East

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ISBN 978-0-8101-2724-1
Publication Date
October 2013
Page Count
264 pages
Trim Size
6 x 9

Due East

A Novel
Valerie Sayers
About the Author

Valerie Sayers is the author of five novels: Due East; How I Got Him Back, or, Under the Cold Moon's Shine; Who Do You Love; The Distance Between Us; and Brain Fever. Who Do You Love and Brain Fever were named New York Times "Notable Books of the Year," and a film, Due East, was based on her novels Due East and How I Got Him Back. She has received a Pushcart Prize for fiction and a National Endowment for the Arts literature fellowship and has served on two NEA literature panels. Her stories, essays, and reviews appear widely in such journals as Zoetrope, Ploughshares, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and Commonweal, and have been cited in Best American Short Stories and Best American Essays.


"The book just wraps itself around you"—The New York Times

"Like Carson McCullers and Flannery O’Connor, Sayers writes with compassion of lonely characters whose lives are slightly off center."—Savannah News Press