"Aimee Bender’s debut is a string of jewels."
"Superbly imagined. Bender has hit the ground running."
"Bender’s stories read like modern fables–with a healthy sense of twisted humor thrown in for good measure."
–The Village Voice Literary Supplement
"Aimee Bender’s stories come as a revelation….She’s a thrilling discovery."
–Jonathan Lethem, author of Girl in Landscape and As She Climbed Across the Table
"Keep your eye on this writer and her highwire act. I have a feeling she’ll be keeping readers breathless for a long time to come."
–Dani Shapiro, author of Slow Motion