Roxana Robinson

Roxana Robinson is the author of eight books, most recently the novel, Cost, which was named one of the Five Best Novels of the Year by the Washington Post. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Harper’s, Best American Short Stories, and has been widely anthologized. Four of her books were New York Times Notable Books, and Cost was long-listed for the Dublin Impac Prize for Fiction. She currently serves on the board of PEN American Center, and has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation.

Roxana Robinson appears in the following:

American Icons: The House of Mirth

Friday, November 11, 2011

Lily is a smart single woman, a beauty in demand on the party circuit. But Lily is nearing thirty, and struggling to manage money, friendships, and romance. In The House of Mirth, Edith Wharton examined the dangerous compromises facing a woman who wants to set her own destiny ...

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