"Bill Gordon’s Mary After All is sweet, funny, engrossing, and uncannily real, in the very best sense of that term. You feel like you could just move in for a while–Mary will feed you and put you up on the couch. You may not want to leave, though."
–Luc Sante, author of Lowlife and Factory of Facts
"With remarkable insight into the life of an ordinary woman and an uncanny instinct for finding the perfect detail, Bill Gordon has created a vital,memorable chraracter who transcends her circumstances and takes on almost heroic proportions."
–Joyce Johnson, author of Minor Characters and Missing Men
From the Hardcover edition.