Awarded the 2009 Stonewall Prize for Fiction.
Winner of the Publishing Triangle’s 2008 Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction.
“Touching . . . It raises brave questions about the nature of family and betrayal, rupture and healing.” —San Francisco Chronicle
“A stirring exploration of obsession, spirituality and the healing power of time . . . Light Fell is an astonishingly accomplished first novel, wisely attuned to life’s infinitely strange turns.” —The Miami Herald
“Evan Fallenberg has written an honest and brave book.” —Binnie Kirshenbaum, author of An Almost Perfect Moment
“Elegant . . . Moving.” —The Jewish Daily Forward
“Powerful.” —Victoria Redel, author of The Border of Truth
“Credible and absorbing.” —Publishers Weekly
“Fallenberg’s smoothly flowing observations of father-son bonds and of love of many kinds resonates on many levels.” —Booklist
“Intelligent.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Compelling.” —Library Journal
“Exquisite, marvelously peopled and extraordinarily moving.” —Aryeh Lev Stollman, author of The Illuminated Soul