This exceptional book of short stories, chosen for inclusion in the prestigious Illinois Short Fiction Series, contains Gerber’s powerful tale “I Don’t Believe This,” which won an O. Henry Award.
"Gerber is one of America’s finest short story writers.Honeymoon displays her amazing gifts fully and daringly. From the wry, delicate comedy of the title story to the moving family dramas of “Witnesses” and “Memorial Service,” these stories reveal both the poignancy and jagged edges of ordinary lives in our time. Beautiful and memorable.” —Norma Klein
"Gerber leaps to the heart of the perennial themes and brings to them a richness of perception and an emotional daring that are all too rare these days.” —Lynne Sharon Schwartz
“Gerber is one of the masters.” —Cynthia Ozick
ABOUT MERRILL JOAN GERBER
Merrill Joan Gerber is a prize-winning novelist and short story writer. Among her novels are The Kingdom of Brooklyn, winner of the Ribalow Award from Hadassah Magazine for “the best English-language book of fiction on a Jewish theme,” Anna in the Afterlife, chosen by the Los Angeles Times as a “Best Novel of 2002” and King of the World, which won the Pushcart Editors’ Book Award.